May 4, 2012
Efficiency Can't Replace Nuclear
Gerard Wynn, Reuters
LONDON, May 4 (Reuters) - Germany plans to phase out nuclear power and Japan may follow, but history shows that neither can make up the energy supply gap with efficiency alone. That will push them towards fossil fuels, putting climate goals further under stress, illustrating that the world may not be able to avoid low-carbon nuclear.
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