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Why are there so many nuclear power plants located on the coast?

Why are there so many nuclear power plants located on the coast?

Like several other breakthrough inventions, nuclear power has amazing potential, yet devastating impacts, in case of accidents. On the one hand, we may harness it to generate a terrific amount of energy without increasing carbon emissions. On the other, it brings to mind ominous scenes, some of which are recent enough to be vividly impressed on our memory. It comes as no surprise that the public debate on nuclear power is as vigorous and polarised as … Read entire article »

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