Consider the following statements regarding use of nuclear fuel and fossil fuel in energy production:

  1. Nuclear fuel produces no greenhouse gas emissions whereas fossil fuel produces large amount of GHG
  2. Fossil fuels generate more residual hazardous products compared to nuclear fuel

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [A] 1 Only

Second statement is incorrect because nuclear fuel leaves behind large amount of radioactive waste products when compared to fossil fuel.

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