TITLE

Do not phase out nuclear power - yet

AUTHOR(S)
Ferguson, Charles
PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
Nature;3/24/2011, Vol. 471 Issue 7339, p411
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
In this article the author discusses why nuclear power should not be phased out yet. He mentions the nuclear crisis in Japan that affects the public opinion, safety and the economic costs of nuclear power. He states that the accident should not be the reason for governments to discontinue the use of nuclear power because it is much better than using fossil fuels. He suggests that governments need to ensure transparency in nuclear power operations and invest more in renewable energy sources.
ACCESSION #
59558865

 

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