Nuclear Energy is very sustainable! Plants do not have greenhouse emissions which means it would help the approaching global warming crisis. BUT… The human rights violations and environmental racism that has occurred with uranium mining and radiation testing make it a tragic industry. The environment and health risks associated with radiation exposure, fallouts, and permanent nuclear waste may not make the clean energy even worth pursuing! Research before you decide.

Nuclear power is a clean energy source that will be used well into the future to help meet the world’s growing energy requirements. In this infographic, Visual Capitalist highlights uranium’s history, properties and fundamentals moving forward.

Diagram of Thorium, an alternative fissionable element suitable for nuclear energy production.

This is a really well done infographic. I just want to look into how Thorium is sourced, handled, preserved and at what potential cost. Diagram of Thorium, an alternative fissionable element suitable for nuclear energy production.

What Is a Nuclear Meltdown?

A nuclear meltdown is an informal term for a severe nuclear reactor accident that results in core damage from overheating. The term is not officially defined by the International Atomic Energy Agency or by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

Nuclear reactions in formula and particulate diagram forms (from UC Davis ChemWiki)

Nuclear decay reactions occur spontaneously under all conditions and produce more stable daughter nuclei, whereas nuclear transmutation reactions are induced and form a product nucleus that is more …

This made me pumped and made me laugh at the same time.  Great for women's history month in your class.

Marie Curie was a woman before her time. Born in in Poland, she was a genius in physics and in chemistry; she is the first woman ever to receive a Nobel Prize and the only woman in history to receive two Nobel Prizes. // 10 most famous women in history

This info-graphic titled 'Things to Know about Nuclear Energy' is created with the central theme of telling customers about nuclear energy. http://www.utility-contact-numbers.co.uk/learn-facts-advantages-energy-edf-energy-infographic/

This info-graphic titled 'Things to Know about Nuclear Energy' is created with the central theme of telling customers about nuclear energy. http://www.utility-contact-numbers.co.uk/learn-facts-advantages-energy-edf-energy-infographic/

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