Swiss people said no to populist fearmongering – Nuclear power has a future
Common sense and pro-arithmetic thinking won, fear-mongering lost! Swiss nuclear fleet has a future!
From climate perspective, one of the most important votes of the year in Europe just took place in Switzerland on 27th of Nov 2016. It was a referendum organized by the local environmental party, where they tried to force the early closure (after 45 years of operating) of the Swiss nuclear fleet and forbid any construction of any kind of nuclear in Switzerland ever.
It would be hard to imagine a more horrible referendum, as we are fighting tooth and nail to halt, or even slow down, the climate change that seems to be turning out uglier and more rapid with each passing year. Nuclear provides a third of Swiss electricity. Well, there could have been one more horrible referendum, and that would have been if the Greens had proposed to close down all hydro, which provides…
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