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Saturday, May 14, 2011

Nuclear Catastrophe: How the lack of fundamental research on alternative energy led to a wrong energy policy

Nuclear Catastrophe: How the lack of fundamental research on alternative energy led to a wrong energy policy

The expansion of nuclear power during the past 60 years was dominated by the opinion that there is no alternative to nuclear energy. Presently it provides about 14% of the total energy. The policy makers even envisioned that this would be the energy of the future. The dangerous consequences, however, were not correctly predicted

http://www.foreignpolicyjournal.com/2011/05/14/nuclear-catastrophe-how-the-lack-of-fundamental-research-on-alternative-energy-led-to-a-wrong-energy-policy/

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