Publication: Nature Energy
Author: Michael Shellenberger
Year: 2017
ISSN: 2058-7546
Department: Health Sciences

Public fears of nuclear power are widespread, especially in the aftermath of accidents, yet their benefits are rarely fully considered. A new study shows how the closure of two nuclear power plants in the 1980s increased air pollution and led to a measurable reduction in birth weights, a key indicator of future health outcomes.

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