Nuclear power: reputation v reality

Does nuclear power deserve its mixed reputation? Explore how the historical and cultural contexts affect people's opinions about nuclear power and help students debate whether the low-carbon source of energy should be used more in the future.

Headlines 23 - Nuclear Power - Other Assets

Use this one-hour Headline lesson to help your students:

  • Understand the reputation of nuclear power
  • Discuss whether this reputation is fair
  • Form their view on the future use of nuclear power

These teaching resources are supported by PA Foundation. The Economist Educational Foundation maintained full editorial control.

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