Nuclear 2.0: Why a Green Future Needs Nuclear Power
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Mark Lynas
- Publish Date: 2014-04-01
By making use of the latest in world energy statistics, author Mark Lynas shows that with wind and solar still at only about one percent of global primary energy, looking to renewable energy as a solution to deliver all the worldâs power is a dangerously delusional concept. Moreover, with no possibility reducing the worldâs energy usageâwhen the developing world is fast extricating itself from poverty and adding the equivalent of a new Brazil to the global electricity consumption each yearâadditional solutions are needed. This book then details how the antinuclear movement of the 1970s and 1980s succeeded only in making the world more dependent on fossil fuels. Instead of making the same mistake again, this book shows how all those who want to see a low-carbon future need to join forces by backing an ambitious proposal for a combined investment in wind, solar, and nuclear power.