Tiny Reactors Could Spark a Nuclear Revolution to Fight Climate Change

In Newsweek

From my article in the January 21, 2022, issue of Newsweek (posted online 1/12/22)

A new generation of nuclear reactors is emerging as a potential solution to climate change. The new reactors are designed to be simpler, safer, cheaper and much, much smaller. One tiny reactor the size of a school bus could supply power to a nearby town or factory. Or many of them could be strung together to equal the output of a giant nuclear plant. Not only are they expected to be safer and to produce electricity more cheaply than conventional nuclear plants, they also do so without releasing so much as a puff of greenhouse gas….Read more

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