The future of energy or absurd science fiction?
One year on from the Fukushima disaster, G ponders – should we go with nuclear power or stay well away?
It’s been a hotly debated topic in Australia for a while, given a push toward cleaner energy, and hit the headlines again on the back of the recent Fukushima nuclear crisis in Japan. So we put it to two Aussie experts; should we consider nuclear for our country’s energy future?
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Even some environmentalists are now saying that nuclear energy might be needed to stop climate change. But it's not that straight forward. Besides costing a lot of money, there are issues about proliferation and waste. Nuclear might not be the answer...