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US govt, Bill Gates, Li Ka-shing backing nuclear renaissance

The positive side of nuclear energy definitely deserves more attention than it's currently getting. Uranium-fuelled power is greener and cheaper than fossil fuels.

While nuclear energy may be green, it is also more dangerous than, say, wind energy. But the next- generation reactors are much safer than their predecessors.

LET'S for a second imagine a world without nuclear energy. That's a tough one but let's try. No nuclear bombs, of course, no Chernobyl and Fukushima, no worries about Iran and North Korea. A wonderful world, maybe?

Probably not, because without nuclear energy we would have burned millions...

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