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U.S. CO2 Emissions Rise As Nuclear Power Plants Close

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.

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Only Nuclear Energy Can Save the Planet

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.

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A Warming World Needs Nuclear Power

By Editorial Board

In light of the recent stark warning from the United Nations that the world is on course to reach the limit of tolerable warming in a scant 21 years, nuclear power is getting some overdue attention and enthusiasm.

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Quad Cities Station Supports Local Charities This Holiday Season

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.

Exelon statement on Union of Concerned Scientists report on the future of nuclear energy

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: