In an article on newmatilda.com, Rob Parker, ANA President, shows that South Australia has a key role to play in the global warming challenge. Premier Jay Weatherill of South Australia commissioned Kevin Scarce to look into opportunities in the nuclear fuel cycle.
Out of that study came a promising area, namely the storage of spent nuclear fuel which could provide ongoing wealth to the tune of $257 billion to the state over 120 years, as well as up to 6,000 jobs. The business of storing used nuclear fuel has huge potential.
The slow rate of serious reductions in greenhouse gas emissions using renewables is worrying to all who are deeply concerned about global warming. What is clear however is the main game – global warming – must be addressed with all urgency, and we have the nuclear technology currently available to get on with the job.
The full article is at https://newmatilda.com/2016/12/17/south-australia-key-role-play-global-warming-challenge/