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Weston Roundtable Lecture - Joshua Goldstein

Can Nuclear Power Help Solve Climate Change?

Event Details

Thursday, January 24, 2019
4:15-5:15 p.m.
As climate change nears potentially disastrous tipping points, is a solution hiding in plain sight? Several countries -- notably Sweden -- have successfully replaced fossil fuels by combining renewable energy with a quick buildout of nuclear power. Following their example, the world could dramatically cut fossil fuel use by mid-century, even as energy consumption continues to rise. The full abstract can be found via the URL.