Nuclear Power

Nuclear power is indeed greener -- unless sea levels continue to rise [Letter]

Nuclear power is indeed greener -- unless sea levels continue to rise [Letter]

Commentator Dan Ervin's recent discussion of the region's need for nuclear power argues that green alternatives such as wind and solar power can't adequately meet our energy needs ("The nuclear option Aug. 26).

He goes on to describe how green nuclear power is and how it won't contribute to global warming by contributing to carbon dioxide emissions.

OK, I'll buy that. But isn't one of the most established facts about global warming the rise in sea levels we've already experience right here in the Chesapeake Bay? A soon-to-be-released United Nations study on...

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