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Alright #YangGang I’m going on a long MATH-filled rant.

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@BernieSanders has proposed a ban on nuclear energy. I’m going to dissect piece by piece why this is the most regressive stance any candidate can take on fighting climate change.
Contrary to popular belief, nuclear is the safest, most reliable, and most cost effective way of generating electricity. Don’t believe me? Well here’s all the data and MATH that I’ve gathered in my research...

* all sources at the end*
Solar panels create 300x more toxic waste per unit of electricity than nuclear.
If solar & nuclear produce the same amount of electricity and the wastes are stacked on football fields, the nuclear waste would reach 52 meters while the solar waste would reach 16 kilometers(2 Mount Everests)
Solar manufacturing uses hazardous materials like sulfuric acid and phosphine gas. They can’t be stored in landfills. They contain toxic metals like lead, which damages the nervous system, as well as chromium and cadmium, carcinogens that can leak into water reservoirs.
Federal data shows that building solar panels increases emissions of nitrogen trifluoride (NF3), which is 17,200x more potent than carbon dioxide as a greenhouse gas. NF3 emissions increased by 1,057% in 25 years.
It’ll take 19 years to recycle all the solar waste that Japan is expected to produce by 2020. By 2034 the annual waste will be 70 to 80 times larger than that of 2020. The projected annual peak of 810,000 tons of solar waste in Japan is equivalent to 40.5million panels(110k/day)
Solar farms are known to kill approximately 6,000 endangered birds such as eagles and hawks every year and wind farms kill tens of thousands more.
People worry about deaths by nuclear, yet the data shows that even wind turbines have killed more people per unit of energy compared to nuclear.
@BernieSanders is trying to outright ban nuclear.

In the meantime @AndrewYang is the only candidate that wants to expand and raise the safety measures of nuclear (even though it’s already the safest).
I’m tired of all this anti-intellectualism coming from self-proclaimed progressives sharing #pray4amazon everywhere yet they’re out here defending a ban on nuclear.
Like seriously.

If you care about the environment, ditch Bernie and vote Yang. Anthropogenic climate change is the biggest problem facing us and Bernie has it all backwards.

#Yang2020




Nuclear weapons you may ask? Sounds like a paradox but using more nuclear energy would help rid the world of nuclear bombs.
“Nuclear is the ONLY form of energy that is actually safely contained and internalized. Every other form of energy emits their waste into the environment as either pollution or material waste.”
~2 million lives have been saved by nuclear.
Solar farms pose a risk for endangered species such as desert tortoises in California who have to be displaced in order to build these farms.
When @BernieSanders shut down a nuclear plant in Vermont, carbon emissions went up.
Dear @BernieSanders ,

In the effort to try to save the climate, are we destroying the environment?
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