ARTICLE: Nuclear energy can make a carbon-free future a reality

 Publisher: seattletimes.com
Author: Scott L. MOntgomery


Excerpt from  seattletimes.com

By Scott L. Montgomery

With or without the U.S., nuclear power will grow worldwide. Many hundreds of new reactors will be built.

Discussions in the U.S. on nuclear power often overlook the simple reality that it is an expanding worldwide energy source. This doesn’t mean only China; it means Asia, Africa, the Middle East, South America and the former Soviet Union. In the past few years, multi-reactor sites have broken ground in the United Arab Emirates, Belarus, Turkey and Bangladesh, with Egypt likely to be next. More than 30 other nations, now without nuclear power, are working with the International Atomic Energy Agency to build their own programs.
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