Nuclear power is regarded as one of the prominent sources of energy in the world today but like any other it has a wide range of pros and cons. As nuclear plants emit low greenhouse gas emissions, the energy is seen as environmentally friendly. Using a nuclear fission reaction, the power plants produce high amount of electricity with uranium as fuel, making them a productive addition to any grid. Despite this, however, concerns have been raised over the disposal of radioactive waste and harmful radiations from the reactors. Here we break down the main benefits and drawbacks of the power source.
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