Renewable Energy's 'Footprint' Myth
Amory B. Lovins
The Electricity Journal, 2011, vol. 24, issue 6, 40-47
Many nuclear advocates argue that renewable electricity has far too big a land 'footprint' to be environmentally acceptable, while nuclear power is preferable because it uses orders of magnitude less land. If we assume that land-use is an important metric, a closer look reveals the opposite is true.
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