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Dame Sue Ion is a fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering and a visiting professor at Imperial College London.

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Why we cannot keep the lights on without nuclear energy, Battle of Ideas

Why we cannot keep the lights on without nuclear energy

Prior to the events at Fukushima or rather the Tohoku earthquake and subsequent tsunami (and this is an important distinction) in Japan in March this year there was a growing consensus that nuclear energy would be an essential component of the energy mix in many countries. This remains the case today. A positive observation has been the willingness of Governments worldwide (with one notable exception) and the general populace to take account of facts and analyses rather than jump to pre-emptive negative action.

By | Battle of Ideas | Monday, 24 October 2011 at 6:00 am

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