Source: Defense News
quote: I would rather replace it with another energy source that doesn't need massive mining operations which in some cases removes entire mountains and destroys large areas of land
quote: please name me one power source we use that does not fit into that description
quote: Furthermore, those things DO take massive amounts of mining.
quote: Don't be such an idiot.
quote: It's a 1 time cost in terms of mining the resources needed to build renewable energy power sources.
quote: And that's on top of the mining costs for things like Iron to build it to begin with.
quote: Then if everyone wants Nuclear Power then everyone want's Uranium, then we have the same problem as we do with oil now.
quote: we have plenty of nuclear material for traditional nuclear power plants and breeder reactors for thousands of years.