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Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates
For decades, the development of nuclear power has sparked staunch debate among scientists, politicians, and activists alike. Proponents claim that nuclear energy is the most effective way to combat climate change while still meeting the world's growing demand for energy. But its critics argue that expanding nuclear energy is dangerous, costly, and ill-advised. Should nuclear energy fuel our future?
Bill Nye - Scientist and CEO of the Planetary Society
For the Motion:
Kirsty Gogan - Co-founder and Executive Director of Energy for Humanity
Daniel Poneman - Former Deputy Secretary of Energy
Against the Motion:
Gregory B. Jaczko - Former Chairman of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Arjun Makhijani - President of the Institute for Energy and Environmental Research
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