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In Bid to Move Towards Clean Energy, Some Advocate Going Nuclear

As the clean energy movement picks up steam, one type has become controversial: nuclear power. It's billed as being a carbon-free form of energy that can be rapidly scaled. But critics are concerned about waste and safety impacts. The European Union and the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency both recently declared nuclear power sustainable, though it wasn't without controversy. Is nuclear in our green future?

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    The U.S. is divided over whether nuclear power is part of the green energy future

    The U.S. is divided over whether nuclear power is part of the green energy future

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    PROVIDENCE, R.I. — As climate change pushes states in the U.S. to dramatically cut their use of fossil fuels, many are coming to the conclusion that solar, wind and other renewable power sources might not be enough to keep the lights on. Nuclear power is emerging as an answer to fill the gap as …

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