June 18, 2011

Green Ideology Shuts Global Nuclear Industry

Guy Sorman, The Scotsman

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The meltdown at the Fukushima nuclear plant has sent political aftershocks racing around the globe. More often than not, however, the shocks have been ideological, with no basis in science.
The managers of Tokyo Electric Power (TEPCO), which operates the Fukushima reactors, have been justly criticised for using an old generation of poorly maintained generators.

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