By James Conca
Since the U.S. emits about 1,900 million metric tons of CO2 from fossil fuels that generate electricity, nuclear is the most effective tool we have to decrease or avoid emissions.
By Joshua S. Goldstein and Staffan A. Qvist
Climate scientists tell us that the world must drastically cut its fossil fuel use in the next 30 years to stave off a potentially catastrophic tipping point for the planet. Confronting this challenge is a moral issue, but it’s also a math problem—and a big part of the solution has to be nuclear power.
Cordova nuclear plant donates more than $20,000 to regional nonprofits
CORDOVA, Ill. — Employees at Exelon Generation's Quad Cities Station are focused on giving back this holiday season, providing thousands of dollars to local nonprofit organizations.
Today, Exelon Corp. issued the following statement on a new report from the Union of Concerned Scientists that makes the environmental case for the preservation of existing nuclear plants: