To those people who say that the uranium supply needed for the dependence on nuclear energy will only last 80 years need to think ahead rather than right now. 80 years is a very long time when it comes to the field of innovations. Notice the amount of technology that has expanded in the last 35 years. Then begin to imagine how much it will expand, especially in the field of energy where there is such high demand. Going along with nuclear energy will help increase the time needed to find alternative ways of energy and decrease the dependence on foreign oil.
Why not just stay with oil?
Nuclear produces near-zero greenhouse gas. The effect fossil fuels have on the environment is so poisonous and toxic.
According to the NEI (Nuclear Energy Institute): The Clean Air Act of 1970 established limits on the emission of nitrogen oxides sulfur dioxide, and that nuclear power plants do none of these polluted acts.