If we are to succeed in keeping the global temperature rise below two degrees, we need to quickly replace our fossil energy sources with solar, wind, water and nuclear power.
This discussion with Ms. Kirsty Gogan, Co-Founder and Global Director, Energy for Humanity focused on deep decarbonization and the intersection of environmentalism and nuclear technology
Watch the opening sessions from the Deep Decarbonisation with Advanced Nuclear Symposium.
New nuclear energy technology has come a long way – but can we get over our fears?
Continued high fossil fuel emissions unarguably sentences young people to either a massive, possibly implausible cleanup or devastating climate impacts, or both.
Robert Stone has been antinuclear for most of his life, and considers himself a lifelong environmentalist. He looked again at nuclear because he recognised that the environmental movement’s response to climate change has failed.
When it comes to how much power is packed in, nuclear is small but mighty.