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By Robert Rapier on Feb 26, 2009 with no responses

The Nuclear Comeback

The natural gas crisis caused by the cutoff of supplies from Russia earlier in the year crystallized for many nations the threat of being overly dependent on another country for their energy supplies. Over the past decades, countries in Europe have shut down nuclear reactors, which caused them to turn to other energy supplies – like gas from Russia. Bulgaria began pushing for a return to nuclear power during the crisis, and concerns over gas supplies have already prompted Germany to reverse course and change their stance on phasing out nuclear power. Italy has decided that this seems to be a prudent course of action: After a 20-year ban, France helps Italy embrace nuclear energy MILAN, ITALY – Twenty years… Continue»