Nuclear power may soon trump petroleum

Richard Stieglitz : Author
Rick Docksai : Author
Demand for energy, especially electricity, will continue to soar, but what source will supply that power? Fossil fuels are blamed for 90% of carbon-dioxide pollution, and renewable sources like solar and wind power are not yet reliable as base-loads, so nuclear power is experiencing a renaissance. Nuclear energy is projected to supply nearly 30% of the world’s electricity by 2030, up from 16% today.