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Nuclear Energy's Half Life Crisis in Changed Climate

Thirty years after the meltdown of a flawed Soviet reactor in Ukraine and five years since the disaster at Japan's tsunami-swamped Fukushima-1 plant, the global nuclear power industry remains in flux. The heavily-charged debate about whether it is safe, effective and economical to split atoms to generate electricity shows no sign of decay. “We see a viable market out there emerging, particularly with the carbon constraints that everybody is facing. But it’s also more competitive...

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