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Since natural gas is preferred over nuclear power, let's review the CO2 intensity of the average natural gas fired power plant in the US.

Average heat rate, as of 2016: 7870 BTU per kwh
Average CO2 emission factor: 53.07 kg of CO2 per million BTU.

(7870 BTU/kwh) x (53.07 kgCO2/1E6 BTU) x (1000 grams/kg) = 417.66 grams of CO2/kwh

418 g/kwh for gas versus zero grams/kwh for nuclear. Gas, or even coal, is preferred by the vast majority of so-called environmentalists.

"Nuclear energy must have no place in Europe. We will not budge one centimetre from this position!" she added.

It doesn't matter how many thermometers are located above 82 degrees North, with that kind of attitude. The atmospheric CO2 concentration is going up 2 to 3 ppm every year for the foreseeable future.

- Pete
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