Nuclear Power Pros And Cons: Is It Key To America's Energy Future? (PHOTOS)

To some, nuclear energy is a ticking bomb. To others, it represents the future of an energy-independent and carbon-free America.

Is nuclear power a viable and safe option for generating electricity? Check out the pros and cons below, and come back November 16th at 2PM EST for a lively debate between Erich Pica, president of the environmental group Friends Of The Earth, and Stewart Brand, co-founder of the Global Business Network and president of the Long Now Foundation.

Nuclear Pros And Cons