Why We Must Delay Nuclear Power

John Smart
24 min readMar 26, 2022

Almost all of us still ignore its disturbing weapons proliferation potential.

Everyone who thinks nuclear power is safe to use at increased scale today needs to upgrade their world models. It isn’t. In fact, the technology of nuclear power itself, even with safe reactor designs, presents a growing weapons proliferation problem that has been sneaking up on us for decades, just like climate change. Unfortunately, many ecomodernists view next gen reactors as a key part of the solution to climate change. They may not be convinced by this article, but most environmentalists, and…

John Smart

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