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End of Nuclear Power?


Nuclear renaissance melts down over Japan disaster ... After more than two decades of stagnation, the global nuclear power industry was just coming back to life. Power utilities had launched proposals for more than 300 new reactors, most of them in Asia, and dozens were under construction. Then came the Japanese nuclear disaster, shocking the world with images of two explosions at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in northeast Japan, near the epicentre of Friday's earthquake. The disaster threatens to end the nuclear renaissance. A slowdown has already begun. – Globe and Mail

Dominant Social Theme: Too bad. Nuclear power is the solution to global warming.


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Comment by PureTrust
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When you consider how hot nuclear power can be - atom and hydrogen bombs - with all the nuclear explosions done in the past, nuclear power is probably the cause of global warming.