Posted April 26, 2018 in Op-eds

Despite being safer than both wind and solar production in terms of employee deaths and environmental impact, nuclear power has a poor public reputation, due in part to the Chernobyl disaster of 1986. Given improved technology in the intervening 32 years, Professor William Shughart, of Utah State University, and researcher Brian Isom, of the Center for Growth and Opportunity, argue that using nuclear power to generate electricity can reduce carbon emissions more safely than any other type of power technology.

Read the full piece as it was published by The Independent Institute.