Published in The Times on 17 Mar 2011


110317tt - Japan's latest disaster starts world-wide debate about nuclear energy

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The earthquake disaster in Japan rattles international markets and prompts debate over nuclear power as a major energy source. This event is the worst catastrophe the nuclear industry has faced since a reactor explosion and fire at the Chernobyl nuclear plant in Ukraine in 1986 spewed radioactive material across the northern hemisphere.

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Japan •Earhquake •Nuclear powerstaion disaster

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Nuclear re-think


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