Nuclear Energy : The Future Of New Jersey Essay

1312 Words Feb 17th, 2016 6 Pages
Anoushka Ghosh
Nuclear Energy:The Future of New Jersey A regular day without electricity. A day without our phones, Ipads,laptops or Ipods. Yet these are not even our greatest problems, there is a concerning amount of global occuring due to the massive amounts of CO2 being released into the air. It is difficult these days to not face the consequences of global warming such as: deforestation, desertification, acid rain, or the melting of the polar ice caps. This is occurring because humans are placing adding large amounts of CO2 into the air by burning fossil fuels. This is where, alternative energy sources come in. The six sources are: Hydroelectric, Geothermal, Solar, Wind, Nuclear, and Biomass. None of these energy sources emit CO2 making it much safer for the environment although they each have their own difficulties. All of these sources have a lot of potential to be used in New Jersey, the two ideal sources are Nuclear and Solar. Nuclear and Solar Energy are both good choices for alternative energy in New Jersey, but Nuclear is the ideal choice,beacuse it will not be a big change in power culture, it is cheaper than Solar and it has more availability than Solar energy.
[Nuclear energy is a better choice as a alternate energy because nuclear energy is already in use in New Jersey, ensuring that there will not be a big change in power culture.] One reason why nuclear energy will not cause a big cultural change is because New Jersey is a already using a lot of nuclear…

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