Coming up Thursday evening at 9, CNN presents “Pandora’s Promise,” an original film dedicated to the debate over the viability and safety of using nuclear power as a way to combat climate change.
In advance of the premier, on Wednesday night “Piers Morgan Live” invited Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. and Robert Stone to offer their professional perspectives.
“On the cost issue, nuke just doesn’t make sense. It’s the most catastrophically expensive way to boil a pot of water that’s ever been devised,” said Kennedy Jr., an activist and attorney specializing in environmental law. “Not only do we have to pay $14 billion for the plant but then you have to store the waste for 30,000 years which is five times the length of recorded human history, and how that can ever be economic … somebody’s got to make that case.”
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