Undated aerial image of Beaver Valley Nuclear Power Station, near Shippingport, Pennsylvania, United States. Photo: United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission

US ‘asleep at the wheel’ as nuclear industry faces collapse while climate change looms

A ‘low-carbon wedge’ faces sceptical environmentalists and competition from natural gas. The challenges are economic and political, not technical.

Topic |   Climate change

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Undated aerial image of Beaver Valley Nuclear Power Station, near Shippingport, Pennsylvania, United States. Photo: United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission
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