A nuclear power station produces as much carbon dioxide as a gas-fired power station

Nuclear power is dirty.http://gsihn.blogspot.com.au/  3 Nov 14, Mining process of nuclear power creates serious environmental problems. Nuclear power is not free from carbon emission. Rowell claims that fossil fuels are required for mining uranium, building a nuclear power station, and disposing of radioactive waste; therefore “a nuclear power station produces as much carbon dioxide as a […]

http://nuclear-news.net/2014/11/04/a-nuclear-power-station-produces-as-much-carbon-dioxide-as-a-gas-fired-power-station/

Here is a nice discussion indicating that nuclear power plants produce as much carbon dioxide as coal plants, if the whole cycle is considered. Nuclear power it is not green. It also produces a significant thermal pollution, That also contributes to global warming.

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