Nuclear Energy

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Article newyorker.com

The Activists Who Embrace Nuclear Power | The New Yorker - The New Yorker


In the face of climate change, some environmentalists are fighting not to close power plants but to save them.

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Article fivethirtyeight.com

Nuclear Power Won’t Survive Without A Government Handout | FiveThirtyEight - FiveThirtyEight (2018)


Some plants are shutting down, new ones aren’t being built, and the ones still operational can’t compete with other sources of power on price.

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Article economist.com

The problem with Britain’s (planned) nuclear-power station - The Economist explains - The Economist


FOR several years the British government has drummed its fingers waiting for EDF, a French state-run utility, to give the all-clear for an £18 billion ($24 billion) investment t...

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Article economist.com

France’s nuclear-energy champion is in turmoil - Bad reactions - The Economist


THESE are difficult times for Electricité de France (EDF), the country’s quasi-monopolistic electricity provider, serving 88% of homes.

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Article wired.com

The Next Nuclear Plants Will Be Small, Svelte, and Safer | WIRED - Wired


A new generation of reactors will start producing power in the next few years. They're comparatively tiny—and may be key to hitting our climate goals.

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Podcast 99percentinvisible.org

Cautionary Tales - 99% Invisible - 99% Invisible


We tell our children unsettling fairy tales to teach them valuable life lessons, but these Cautionary Tales are for the education of the grown-ups — and they are all true. Tim H...

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Article forbes.com

After 48 Years, Democrats Endorse Nuclear Energy In Platform - Forbes


It took five decades, but the Democratic Party has finally changed its stance on nuclear energy. In its recently released party platform, the Democrats say they favor a “technol...

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Article nytimes.com

Compact Nuclear Fusion Reactor Is ‘Very Likely to Work,’ Studies Suggest - The New York Times


A series of research papers renews hope that the long-elusive goal of mimicking the way the sun produces energy might be achievable.

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