Consider the following statements regarding use of nuclear fuel and fossil fuel in energy production:
- Nuclear fuel produces no greenhouse gas emissions whereas fossil fuel produces large amount of GHG
- Fossil fuels generate more residual hazardous products compared to nuclear fuel
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
Second statement is incorrect because nuclear fuel leaves behind large amount of radioactive waste products when compared to fossil fuel.
This question is a part of GKToday's Integrated IAS General Studies Module