Public Mistrusts Nuclear Power, Report Says

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Arkansas Nuclear One power plant. Photo by Topato via Flickr.com.Nuclear power is exploding. Right now there are 50 nuclear reactors being built worldwide, and more than 100 are slated for construction over the next 10 years. But a position paper published in the journal Science and authored by 16 social science researchers from institutions throughout the U.S. indicates the Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future is failing to address public concerns and mistrust related to nuclear safety

The researchers say addressing public concerns -- everything from plant safety to terrorist threats to waste storage — is vital to acceptance of a nuclear energy program. And whether you view nuclear energy as a climate fix or an environmental folly, awareness empowers the public to make informed decisions about energy production.

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By none| August 17, 2010
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