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Greenhouse gases are produced at each stage of the nuclear energy cycle.
thegreenpages | February 27, 2007 at 12:44 amby
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Federal Natural Resources Minister Gary Lunn has become an increasingly vocal promoter of the idea of using nuclear power as an alternative energy source to natural gas for developing Alberta's oil sands. Indeed, he has stated that it is not a matter of "if," but "when" a nuclear reactor will be built to supply energy to oil sands production facilities. Lunn has backed his proposals with statements that nuclear energy is "emission-free," produces "no greenhouse gases," and "there's no pollutants going out (with) the energy."