A good read from Scientific American Blog: No Nukes + No Fracking = More Coal? : http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/cross-check/2012/10/15/no-nukes-no-fracking-more-coal-indian-point-debate-highlights-green-quandary/
"If we shut down Indian Point and other nuclear power plants, we will
become even more dependent—at least for the foreseeable future–on fossil
fuels, which, in addition to spewing out toxic pollutants, also
contribute to global warming. Germany
illustrates the problem. After Fukushima, German announced that it
would close its nuclear power plants by 2022. But to meet its energy
needs, Germany has had to build new fossil-fuel plants, including one of
the biggest coal facilities in the world. As The Washington Post
reported, “Germany’s dilemma shows how difficult it is to balance
competing environmental priorities, even with vast resources and popular
support for the efforts."
Welcome to the Future of Neutron Scattering in Canada
a grassroots, nonpartisan movement of ordinary Canadians
that emerged in response to the lack of commitment by federal government(s) to build a new research reactor in Canada for nearly 2 decades.