Economics Explored

Nuclear energy and decarbonizing economies

Episode Summary

Is nuclear energy a cost-effective and reliable way for economies to decarbonize, or is it too risky?

Episode Notes

A conversation on how nuclear energy can provide zero-carbon, reliable energy, and why it should potentially be considered as a key part of the world's response to climate change. A discussion between Economics Explored host Gene Tunny and Adept Economics Research Officer Ben Scott. 

Links relevant to the conversation include:

Does nuclear energy have a future in Australia?

What’s going on with the so-called hydrogen economy?

OPAL multi-purpose reactor

Nuscale Power

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