Fundamental change is needed to secure the future of nuclear energy. The current international regime and the focus on safety is beginning to hamper potential even in growth regions like China and India, says Steve Kidd. In my articles over the past two months, I have argued that there is a substantial open space for nuclear power in this century’s energy supply, but that a necessary pre-condition for achieving this is overcoming the lack of knowledge and public fear about radiation. It is necessary to accept nuclear power as just a normal industry, with less of the emotional baggage which surrounds it today.
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