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Chill out desk: Nuclear fusion & fission
Nuclear energy can provide the world with much of its electricity needs but many people are worried about it. Scientist Joe Kaplinsky explains what nuclear energy is and answers the four major objections to it: radioactive waste; nuclear accidents; nuclear weapons and the high expense. He concludes that we should chill out about the risks of nuclear energy and enjoy the benefits of cheap electricity.
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