Article | 2001

Nuclear Energy Debate

By Amory Lovins

In this debate, Amory and Hunter Lovins argue with the editors of USA Today about nuclear power. The editors argue for the use of nuclear power in the United States, while the Lovins’ argue against it. The Lovins’ point out that nuclear power is both too costly and too risky. The taxpayer cost for nuclear power is detrimentally high, as are the risks. Faster, safer, and cheaper options for energy exist and should be used in place of traditional energy sources.