The February issue of the St. Antonyâ€™s International Review contains my article: “Climate Change, Energy Security, and Nuclear Power.â€ The article is meant to be an introduction to some of the important issues surrounding nuclear power, energy security, and climate change. It remains an issue that I am agnostic about. It may be that nuclear fission is an important transition technology, useful to smooth the transition to a low-carbon global economy. It may also be that it is a subsidized, dangerous boondoggle and a distraction from superior options.
The full text is available here (PDF). Comments would be appreciated.