As energy crisis looms, Bay Area tech billionaires call for nuclear power

Some prominent Bay Area tech billionaires are touting nuclear power as concerns about global reliance on fuel supplies following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

Venture capitalist Marc Andreessen in February tweeted, “Build 1,000 new state of the art nuclear power plants in the US and Europe, right now. We won’t, but we should.”

Tesla Inc. CEO Elon Musk called nuclear power “critical” in another tweet and said concerns over radiation hazards are overplayed.

“For those who (mistakenly) think this…


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