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Nuclear

High power, hard to handle

Nuclear is thousands of times more powerful than every other energy. And it’s our only baseload electricity generation that produces no CO2. With population growing and concentrating in ever larger cities, this super-concentrated energy has many benefits. But they come with some very unlikely, but potentially very damaging, risks of radiation leaks and proliferation. And we have still not agreed on a waste management plan.

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    The South Texas Project Nuclear Generating Station, which provides power to Houston, Austin and San Antonio, applied for a permit to double its number of reactors and generating capacity.
  • The South Texas Project Nuclear Generating Station, which provides power to Houston, Austin and San Antonio, applied for a permit to double its number of reactors and generating capacity.