04 Apr '11, 11pm

Home World A future in nuclear-powered offshore parks?

The earthquake and tsunami disaster in Japan is unlikely to alter the ambitions of many countries around the world to include nuclear power in their future power generation recipe. Much has also been discussed about the pros and cons of nuclear energy, including ways to ensure safer operations and crisis management. The world certainly has not run out of energy options. Provided there is sufficient political will, there is considerable room for countries to implement non-nuclear energy policies, such as increasing energy efficiency and a carbon tax, that remain committed to the abatement of greenhouse gas emissions. However, what if nuclear has to be considered as one of the solutions by some countries? There is always some degree of danger in going nuclear. Nonetheless, I would like to suggest an idea that may make it a little safer. It would require us to change the way ...

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