Key role for nuclear energy in global biodiversity conservation

  title={Key role for nuclear energy in global biodiversity conservation},
  author={Barry W. Brook and Corey J. A. Bradshaw},
  journal={Conservation Biology},
Modern society uses massive amounts of energy. Usage rises as population and affluence increase, and energy production and use often have an impact on biodiversity or natural areas. To avoid a business‐as‐usual dependence on coal, oil, and gas over the coming decades, society must map out a future energy mix that incorporates alternative sources. This exercise can lead to radically different opinions on what a sustainable energy portfolio might entail, so an objective assessment of the relative… 
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Nuclear energy and biodiversity conservation: response to Brook and Bradshaw 2015
  • O. Hendrickson
  • Environmental Science
    Conservation biology : the journal of the Society for Conservation Biology
  • 2016
In their assessment of nuclear energy, Brook and Bradshaw provide questionable information on “new generation reactors” and do not fully consider the adverse effects of the nuclear fuel cycle and nuclear accidents on biodiversity.
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