Advantages 12-18% of the world's electricity is generated through nuclear energy. there is very little effect on the environment. the high reserves of uranium found on Earth, are expected to last for another 100 years. nuclear fuel is inexpensive and easier to transport.
Nuclear energy can be used for production and proliferation of nuclear weapons The nuclear reactors will work only as long as uranium is available The waste produced after fission reactions contains unstable elements and is highly radioactive The Chernobyl disaster Disadvantages
The future of Nuclear Energy What do you think we should do? After reviewing the pros and cons, it is up to you to formulate your own opinion.
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