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Stronger Future for Nuclear Power
Physics Today ^ | February 2006 | Paul Guinnessy

Posted on 07/07/2006 8:54:36 AM PDT by SunkenCiv

Some two dozen power plants are scheduled to be built or refurbished during the next five years in Canada, China, several European Union countries, India, Iran, Pakistan, Russia, and South Africa. In the US and the UK, governmental preparations are under way that may lead to 15 new reactor orders by 2007. About 16% of the world's electricity supply comes from nuclear power, and energy demand is increasing (see PHYSICS TODAY, April 2002, page 54). Worldwide, nearly 80% of the 441 commercial nuclear reactors currently in operation are more than 15 years old.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy
KEYWORDS: energy; fission; fusion; nonproliferation
The existence of more nuclear plants worldwide will mean an increase in the risk (to certainty) that nuclear weapons will proliferate. Thanks ever so much to the proponents of the New Lysenkoism -- Global Warming / Greenhouse Gases.

1 posted on 07/07/2006 8:54:38 AM PDT by SunkenCiv
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