
Lies, damned lies, and energy statistics  why nuclear is so much less than it claims to beCrumpton, Neil http://www.theecologist.org/campaigning/2884401/lies_damned_lies_and_energy_statistics_why_nuclear_is_so_much_less_than_it_claims_to_be.htmlPublisher: The Ecologist Date Written: 26/05/2015 Year Published: 2015 Resource Type: Article Cx Number: CX17539 It's odd how often the contribution of nuclear energy is overstated by mixing up 'energy' and 'electricity', while a similar trick understates the importance of renewables like wind and solar. Even odder is how the mistake always seems to go the same way, to make nuclear look bigger than it really is, and renewables smaller. Welcome to the nuclear 'X factor'! Subject Headings 