Nuclear energy has been marketed as a “clean” energy source given that it emits less CO2 than power plants that run on coal and natural gas, however, the harmful impacts of nuclear are often overlooked. Nuclear energy has serious impacts on our health, environment, and marginalized communities. It also comes with financial costs and is tied to weapons proliferation as well as safety issues.
Topics in this section include:
- Environmental Impacts
- Health Impacts
- Impacts on Indigenous Peoples
- Financial Costs
- Safety and Weapons Proliferation