Nuclear power the only green energy
If President Barack Obama is serious about green energy, he should stop punishing the only proven source of carbon-free energy — nuclear.
“The nuclear industry supplies 19 percent of America’s electricity needs,” explains the Texas Public Policy Foundation’s Mario Loyola. “Nuclear energy is the only electricity source as cheap as coal, and it has zero carbon emissions. And yet the federal government has impeded the development of a healthy, competitive industry. As a result, though the U.S. has among the world’s largest uranium reserves, which just a few decades ago supplied nearly all of America’s domestic uranium needs, U.S. uranium producers now account for less than 5 percent of America’s needs.”