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Elon Musk demands: We need more oil, gas and political nuclear energy

Elon Musk demands: We need more oil, gas and political nuclear energy

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We need more oil, gas and nuclear power

right? Elon Musk (51), of all people, the man who pulled the pollution-free electric car out of the drawer and wants to save the world from climate collapse, now demands: We must rely more on fossil and nuclear energy!

The Tesla chief was invited to the “Northern Seas 2022” energy conference in Stavanger, Norway at the weekend. There he surprised with these words: “I think we need more oil and gas, not less.”

And furthermore: “I am also in favor of nuclear power. We really should go ahead with nuclear power plants. I know that’s not exactly popular in some corners. But I think if you have well-developed nuclear plants, you should NOT shut them down right now.”

Musks was well received by attendees: oil company executives, energy analysts and government officials. Because they were all in Norway to talk about the current energy crisis, which has pushed up the prices of oil, gasoline, gas and electricity.

The founder of Tesla, who is celebrated as an environmental guru by his followers and whose electric car maker is worth more than ten times more than VW on paper, also explained: “At the same time, we have to switch to renewable energy. boost the economy as fast as possible.

In particular, advances in battery technology are key to making the most of investments in wind, solar and geothermal energy.

It remains to be seen how the Greens and environmentalists will receive Elon Musk’s ideas.