Nukewatch Quarterly Winter 2015-2016
Columnist Emily Schwartz Greco, the Managing Editor of OtherWords, a non-profit national editorial service run by the Institute for Policy Studies, has penned a scathing critique of nuclear power and its future prospects, particularly in view of the plumetting costs of solar and wind power. Titled, “A Big Fat Radioactive Lie: Billionaires are Hyping Nuclear Power as a Magic Cure for Climate Change,” Greco notes some encouraging news.
Lazard, a giant investment banking firm with offices in 43 cities in 27 countries—and $180 billion under management—says in a lengthy new report about today’s principle energy options: Utility-scale “wind and solar are much cheaper than gas and coal, and less than half the cost of nuclear.”
Source: OtherWords, Institute for Policy Studies, Dec. 2, 2015