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Exchange Exemplar: Kicking Fossil Fuels To The Curb, And Soon


We could stop burning fossil fuels today and still wait a while--years--to see atmospheric levels decline.

So time is of the essence, and Joshua Goldstein and Staffan Qvist have a plan. It involves a combination of renewable energy and a quick buildout of nuclear power plants.

Their book is A Bright Future: How Some Countries Have Solved Climate Change and the Rest Can Follow.

The nuclear power part concerns a few people; our guests explain their thinking in this interview from 2019.

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The Jefferson Exchange is Jefferson Public Radio's daily talk show focused on news and interests across our region of Southern Oregon and Northern California. John Baxter is the senior producer, Angela Decker is the producer and Geoffrey Riley hosts the show.