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Switzerland’s transition away from nuclear

Article title: “Small country, big challenge: Switzerland’s upcoming transition to sustainable energy” From Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists Switzerland has a long history of trying to be as self-sufficient and energy independent as possible. Although its energy supply system has … Continue reading

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German nuclear exit delivers economic and environmental benefits

Special Issue: The German nuclear exit From The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists Following the accident at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station in 2011, the German government took the nation’s eight oldest reactors offline immediately and passed legislation that will … Continue reading

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Fukushima one year on: Poor planning hampered Fukushima response

Fukushima in review: A complex disaster, a disastrous response From Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists  One year after an earthquake and tsunami hit Japan on March 11, 2011, an independent investigation panel has highlighted the country’s failures in disaster planning … Continue reading

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