Insurmountable Risks: The Dangers of Nuclear Power

Guest Blog | June 1, 2006 | Reports and Fact Sheets

Insurmountable Risks: The Dangers of Using Nuclear Power to Combat Global Warming by Dr. Brice Smith with the Institute for Energy and Environmental Research published this book in May 2006. A careful examination of nuclear power today reveals that the expense and unique vulnerabilities of nuclear power, including the potential for nuclear weapons proliferation, the potential for catastrophic reactor accidents, and the difficulty of managing long-lived radioactive waste would make nuclear power a very risky, unsustainable, and uncertain option for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Download the summary at: .summary-1.pdf