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Nuclear Energy

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  • 1. Nuclear energy Mari Mägi Kristo Kõrgnurm 10.c
  • 2. Introduction
    • Only decades ago, nuclear energy was considered futuristic, exotic.
    • Today nuclear energy is quite common.
    • Nuclear energy is the most beneficial energy resource.
  • 3. Protecting Our Environment
    • Nuclear energy plants produce electricity through the fission of uranium.
    • Nuclear power plants produce clean energy.
  • 4. Protecting Our Environment
    • Nuclear plants vs coal plants
    • Handling and disposing nuclear wastes.
  • 5. Worldwide Benefits
    • More than 400 nuclear power plants are operating in 25 countries around the world today.
    • These plants supply almost 17 percent of the world's electricity.
    • About 83 new nuclear energy plants are currently being built around the world.
  • 6. The Drawbacks to using Nuclear Energy
    • Nuclear energy is a controversial issue in many countries.
    • The reasons for this center round the issues of safety, waste, and nuclear weapons.
  • 7. Nuclear Waste
    • Although the radioactive wastes may be dangerous for thousands of years, part of coal wastes will be dangerous forever.
  • 8. Nuclear Weapons
    • People fear the word “nuclear” because of nuclear weapons.
    • How hydrogen and atomic bombs work.
    • Why we must not fear nuclear energy.
  • 9.  
  • 10. Conclusion
    • Overall, nuclear energy has proven to be most beneficial to our society.
    • No lack of CO2, greenhouse gasses, and other gases it emits into the atmosphere.
    • The drawbacks are safety, radioactive waste and promotion of nuclear weapons.
  • 11.
    • Thank you
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