Nuclear power holds a unique spot in the transition from fossil fuels to sustainable energy.
On the one hand, its main fuel, uranium, has to be mined, raising all sorts of environmental and social concerns if done irresponsibly. Radioactivity is also terrible for the environment in the event of an accident, and nobody wants spent fuel in their backyard.
On the other hand, nuclear energy can provide baseload power without the emissions of coal or natural gas and without being susceptible to the on-and-off nature of solar and wind energy .
Can investing in uranium through uranium stocks, funds and futures offer a chance to take advantage of this dynamic and valuable metal?Even as some countries are winding down their nuclear programs, the United States has set aside billions in the recently passed infrastructure bill to support the next generation of nuclear reactors. The European Commission is working on a draft text […]
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