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Started by Camerart, November 25, 2021, 02:13:32 PM

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My question is:
If power is generated from any source e,g, Nuclear power, where it is released, instead of heat exchanged e,g heat pumps where heat is taken from 'say' the sea, and used in homes.  Does the nuclear option add to global warming, where the heat pump method doesn't.
Is this correct?
Cheers, Camerart.


Nuclear power does not directly contribute to global warming during its operation, but it has indirect emissions associated with fuel production and plant construction. Heat pumps, on the other hand, can be more environmentally friendly as they transfer heat using electricity. However, the environmental impact of heat pumps depends on the source of electricity they use. If the electricity comes from renewable sources, like solar or wind, heat pumps can have a lower carbon footprint compared to traditional heating systems.