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Nuclear Power vs Fossil Fuel Power Which is Cleaner In an age of advansing technology the demand for electricity is increasing at a drastic rate As we approach the twenty-first century new ways are being discovered to produce this much needed power For many years fossil fuels were the most widely used way to produce energy As the need for energy has increased the realization that the supply of fossil fuels will run out one day The research into new ways to produce electricity has become more and more important Hydro-electric solar wind and nuclear power have been studied for future use In recent years nuclear power has been produced in ever-increasing amounts Unlike hydro-electric solar and wind power it is able to be produce in any amount that is needed by demand Many people believe that nuclear power is indeed cleaner than fossil fuel power There are many reasonable justifications for this theory If constructed properly nuclear powers one by-product to the environment is hot water While hot water will change the eco-systems surrounding the plant it is much less damaging than the by-products of fossil fuel The only real problem with nuclear power is safety If a plant is constructed properly it will be much more environmentally friendly In France nuclear safety is of the upmost importance They have developed a rigid system for the safety of their nuclear power plants They contain all of their nuclear materials with a system of three barriers They use a cladding which surrounds the fuel element a steel vessel which protects the cooling system and a concreate containment which surrounds the cooling system They have developed this system because they believe that they should prepare for any type of accident no matter how improbable Another important issue with nuclear powers cleanliness is that fossil fuel is very polluting The fuel when mined releases poisonous chemicals at the site It must then be carried
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