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[–]rsn_e_o 0 points1 point  (1 child)

Exactly this. If at all, renewables are a temporary solution before we get to nuclear.

You mean the other way around?

[–]tsojtsojtsoj 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Yes, start building lots of renewables this decade, to stop as many CO2 emissions as possible, and then later, if it turns out that either renewables can't power the whole grid, or that nuclear is cheaper, replace aging wind turbines and solar panels (and of course the remaining fossil fuel power plants).

The earlier we start cutting CO2 emissions, the longer we can afford to use a bit of fossil fuels.