there is no nuclear revival

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Lovins Debunks the Notion That Nuclear Energy is the Best Investment Against Carbon Dioxide Emissions and Global Climate Change

Snowmass, Colorado, June 20, 2005 — Rocky Mountain Institute researchers today doused the hype about “nuclear revival” in an icy bath of real-world data. They documented that worldwide, the decentralized, low- or no-carbon sources of electricity — cogeneration and renewables, all claimed by nuclear advocates to be too small and too slow to help much with climate change — are already bigger than nuclear power and are quickly leaving it in the dust.


  1. As is the research that you site [sic]; RMI was covering the global situation. NEI’s blog entry was only about the US. And frankly, I don’t give a toss about the US’s energy policy; it’s way out of line with reality.

    And you would say that, posting from, being “the policy organization of the nuclear energy and technologies industry” …

  2. Hear, hear! (Or here, here if you like).

    Let’s hope this ‘revival’ is short-lived. You can’t argue with the facts.

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