Net-Zero Carbon Dioxide Emissions By 2050 Requires A New Nuclear Power Plant Every Day

Net-Zero Carbon Dioxide Emissions By 2050 Requires A New Nuclear Power Plant Every Day, by Roger Pielke

To achieve net-zero carbon dioxide emissions by 2050, the world would need to deploy three Turkey Point nuclear plants worth of carbon-free energy every two days, starting tomorrow and continuing to 2050.

The Turkey Point nuclear plant in Florida, built 1972, 1.6 MW

At the same time, a Turkey Point nuclear plant worth of fossil fuels would need to be decommissioned every day, starting tomorrow and continuing to 2050.