Environment & Energy Report

No Nuclear Power, Ocasio-Cortez Says in Green New Deal

Feb. 7, 2019, 1:59 PM

Nuclear power may be carbon free, but the progressive creators of the sweeping Green New Deal climate plan to stave off a global warming disaster have some bad news for boosters of atomic energy: No nukes allowed.

The lofty environmental plan that seeks to eliminate global warming causing greenhouse gas emissions is being unveiled Thursday by progressive newcomer Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.).

It explicitly makes clear that there is “no space” for nuclear power amid a goal to dramatically expand and existing renewable power sources, according to details of the plan provided by Ocasio-Cortez’s office.

“This means that the Green...

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