Nuclear Energy is a controversial subject. The pro- and anti-nuclear lobbies fight furiously, and it’s difficult to decide who is right.
So we’re trying to clear up the issue – in this video we discuss how we got to where we are today, as the basis for discussion.
Use the videos below in your classroom to start a conversation. What do you think about Nuclear Energy?
3 Reasons Why Nuclear Energy Is A Bad Idea
Nuclear energy might be a failed experiment. In over sixty years the technology has not only failed to keep its promise of cheap, clean and safe energy, it also caused major catastrophes and enabled more nuclear weapons while the nuclear waste problem is still not solved
3 Reasons Why Nuclear Energy Is Awesome
Nuclear energy might have a lot of unused potential. Not only is it one of the best mid term solutions for global warming bit despite what gut feeling tells us, it has saved millions of lives. By investing more into better technologies we might be able to make nuclear energy finally save and clean forever.
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