by Aude Lagorce
| May. 20, 2010
For 30 years Sweden stood proudly at the forefront of the world's antinuclear movement. Now, in one of the clearest signs of a nuclear-power renaissance sweeping the globe, it's striving to lift a decades-old ban on new reactors.
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Good array of changing perspectives on nuclear energy from around the world. It sort of tacks on the waste issue at the end, although that caused the otherwise bullish article to end on a more cautious note, which seems appropriate.
Informative article about the worldwide nuclear renaissance, with a focus on european countries such as Sweden and France. This factual report covers the increased social acceptance of this energy source in Europe, along with good historical context.
This story is part of a special report by MarketWatch (see link: The Nuclear Option), which contains a number of other informative articles.
A well done article reflective of the new reality regarding the earths needs for energy. Good explanations of relative costs and what countries are interested in developement and or increasing their copacity.
Atomic energy is clearly a more effective source of consistant energy 24 hours a day than Solar or Wind... which can be at best a minor augmentation to the former.