Why It Matters
Why It Matters
Oct 29, 2021
The Climate for Nuclear Energy
Play • 37 min

Nuclear energy is critical for decarbonization in the fight against climate change. But high-profile accidents, substantial costs, and concerns about waste management have kneecapped its expansion. As the climate crisis intensifies, the world is rethinking how to use nuclear energy to tackle ambitious climate targets.


Featured Guests: 

Leslie Dewan  (CEO, RadiantNano) 

Shirley Ann Jackson (President, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)


For an episode transcript and show notes, visit us at:  https://www.cfr.org/podcasts/the-climate-for-nuclear-energy

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