Monday, 27 June 2011

France to Boost Work on Nuclear Safety

Investing more in nuclear-safety and development seems to be a better move forward than shutting down a proved and environmentally-friendly technology that Germany has chosen. Source Wall Street Journal: "France will invest a total of €1 billion, or roughly $1.5 billion, in nuclear technology as the government bolsters its energy industry in the wake of the nuclear crisis in Japan, Mr. Sarkozy said at a news conference Monday. The sum includes funding for a new generation of power plants and research on nuclear safety,"There is no alternative to nuclear power today." Mr. Sarkozy said. "Those who ask for a moratorium—I find this curious. It would consist in keeping old plants and abstaining from researching new safer plants."" Read more:

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