If we want to fight the climate crisis, we must embrace nuclear power | Bhaskar Sunkara
A powerful form of clean energy already exists – and it is far more reliable than wind and solar
On 30 April, the Indian Point nuclear power plant 30 miles north of New York City was shut down. For decades the facility provided the overwhelming majority of the city’s carbon-free electricity as well as good union jobs for almost a thousand people. Federal regulators had deemed the plant perfectly safe.