Friday Matinee – How Nuclear Power Saves 1.8 Million Lives

April 12, 2013, 6:00AMANS Nuclear Cafe

NASA scientist Dr. Pushker Kharecha and Dr. James Hansen (the leading climate scientist in the US) recently authored a study which conservatively estimates nuclear power has saved 1.8 million lives, which otherwise would have been lost due to fossil fuel pollution and associated causes, since 1971.

DNews has the story:

For more information, see Ashutosh Jogalekar's blog at Scientific American Nuclear power may have saved 1.8 million lives otherwise lost to fossil fuels, may save up to 7 million more.

Thanks to DNews


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