Per Peterson, Prof at Berkeley provides information on construction material for energy. 95% of construction inputs are steel and concrete.
Energy from coal, 7.3 million kg per day for a 1GW plant.
Energy from nuclear fission, 3.2kg of fuel used per day for a 1GW plant.
Energy from nuclear fusion. 0.6kg per day of fuel for a 1GW plant
Nuclear safety study from 2004
Nuclear workers compared to other industries
CO2 comparison for different energy sources
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