How fear of nuclear power is hurting the environment
"We're not in a clean energy revolution; we're in a clean energy crisis," says climate policy expert Michael Shellenberger. His surprising solution: nuclear. In this passionate talk, he explains why it's time to overcome longstanding fears of the technology, and why he and other environmentalists believe it's past time to embrace nuclear as a viable and desirable source of clean power.
We used to believe solar and wind could solve climate change and end poverty. After learning the history of environmental progress, we changed our minds. This is our story.
The greatest threat to the climate today comes from the decline of clean energy as a share of electricity globally. Environmental Progress is working with scientists, conservationists and citizens around the world to defend our largest source of clean energy: nuclear power.