The New Economy: The impending threat of climate change brings nuclear energy to the fore once more
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Nuclear power’s image problem has stunted investment for years. Now, as the threat of climate change looms larger, cutting-edge start-ups are bringing the energy source back into the conversation.
One of the proposals currently gaining traction in the market involves the use of a molten salt reactor that automatically cools down if it starts to overheat. Terrestrial Energy is one of a number of companies exploring this technology, which is capable of creating reactors that are ‘walk-away safe’.