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Old Yesterday, 02:09 PM
 
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What will happen to the 450 existing nuclear plants, if the world's economy collapses and they go untended? Their explosions would poison the earth for millions of years and all life would cease. Without life, earth might become either an ice planet or an oven like Venus-------maybe that would alternate over hundreds of millions of years. The evolving life forms were what tailored the atmosphere for their advancing existence, with their emissions and consumption of various elements and compounds.
People have a misunderstanding about Nuclear Power. Nuclear power provides low-carbon electricity, though its role in combating climate change depends on overcoming economic and safety hurdles.

Nuclear Power & Global Warming
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Methane cannot exist in Earth's atmosphere in significant quantities for extended periods of time.

The fact that Methane is measured in parts per Billion instead of parts per Million should have been your first clue.
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What is a "significant quantity" for methane?
Methane is known to be about 100x more potent as a greenhouse gas than CO2, so ppb quantities may be significant.
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