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Nuclear Power Remains Vital to Combat Global Warming, UK Expert Claims

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Britain’s chief scientific adviser, John Beddington, recently declared that nuclear power remains vital in the fight against global warming, also referring to Japan’s Fukushima crisis.

The British government has great plans for the future by wanting to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by at least 80 percent by 2050, but as John Beddington said, without nuclear power, this goal has less chances of success.

“There is very clear analytical work that says this is not feasible for the United Kingdom to abandon nuclear without a completely catastrophic increase in energy prices,” Beddington told a Seoul forum on climate change.

After the Fukushima crisis, many nations have fears over the safety of atomic reactors. As a result, Germany decided to close all of its nuclear reactors by the end of 2022.

[via Physorg]

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