Climate emergency: Is nuclear power a part of the solution?

The Stream

The Stream

April 21, 2022

Kirsty Gogan of TerraPraxis joined Umair Irfan, Senior science reporter from Vox and Shaun Burnie, Former senior nuclear specialist at Greenpeace East Asia at Al Jazeera's The Stream show, where the role of nuclear energy in the climate emergency was discussed in terms of its pros and cons. On this episode Kirsty said: 'Nuclear energy is delivering, has delivered and will continue to deliver'... 'Nuclear energy has proven time and again it is the fastest way to decarbonise... Nuclear energy has a very large output with a very small footprint. It's like a million more times dense in producing power than coal'.

Kirsty Gogan of TerraPraxis joined Umair Irfan, Senior science reporter from Vox and Shaun Burnie, Former senior nuclear specialist at Greenpeace East Asia at Al Jazeera's The Stream show, where the role of nuclear energy in the climate emergency was discussed in terms of its pros and cons. On this episode Kirsty said: 'Nuclear energy is delivering, has delivered and will continue to deliver'... 'Nuclear energy has proven time and again it is the fastest way to decarbonise... Nuclear energy has a very large output with a very small footprint. It's like a million more times dense in producing power than coal'.