Alright, I'll give you a chance to defend this.
How gracious of you....
Why nuclear? Because as far as I can see, it's a dead industry dragging the green movement down, and we'd be better off investing billions into fusion than trying to keep alive a failing fission industry. Everyone I've talked to so far just repeats talking points from the nuclear industry.
It creates massive amounts of energy.
> it's a dead industry
It's largely dead because of fears that don't really hold up anymore. It's not because of a lack of progres.