Is nuclear energy different than other energy sources?Weeks after a tsunami devastated the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan, the impassioned debate over nuclear energy continues. In the wake of Fukushima, comparisons with other energy choices have grown sharper and the question looms whether nuclear power will expand or decline to meet rising energy demands. What is it precisely that makes nuclear energy different from other energy sources? Over the upcoming weeks in this Roundtable, the Bulletin's experts will provide thoughtful analysis and insight as they explore this very question.
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