Many people identify the production of greenhouse gases as being a major contributor of global warming and as a future threat to the planet`s health and ozone well being. Some people/groups, only go as far as generally stating that greenhouse gases are the root cause of accelerated global warming, while a few others go one step further and name the car and electricity consumption as being a required target for public reduction. While it is correct to identify the need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and to look at the car and power usage as the major culprits, it seems less than honest not to tell us how we are expected to achieve this reduction in a modern society. How do we do it and how will it effect every day life?
My suspicions are that some conservationists/greens, have got themselves caught up between a rock and a hard place on the issue of nuclear power. This unwillingness to embrace nuclear power as a major power generating source has instead cornered many conservationists/greens into