Expert touts benefits of nuclear energy in Australia
reactors could replace the majority of electricity generation in South
Australia and reduce emissions there by 90%, said Ben Heard, consulting
director at ThinkClimate. The nuclear energy industry also has a better
safety record compared with the coal and natural gas sectors, he said.
"We've never had a fatality from a radiation incident at a nuclear power
plant in the OECD," Heard added. The Advertiser (Adelaide, Australia)