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The Coalition Government policy on Nuclear Power: a Toxic Issue for the Liberal Demo-crats?

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Introduction In 2009, The Economist predicted that the United Kingdom will suffer a major energy crisis due to its commitment to reduce coal-fired stations and government dithering on the replacement of aging nuclear reactors.While 19% of the nation’s electricity is generated by nuclear power (26% at its peak in 1997), all but one of the sixteen current reactors will be decommissioned by 2023, with a quarter of Britain’s nuclear power plants closing by the end of the decade. It is therefore...
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hal-01361210 , version 1 (06-09-2016)

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Alexia Martin. The Coalition Government policy on Nuclear Power: a Toxic Issue for the Liberal Demo-crats?. Observatoire de la société britannique, 2014, 15, pp.215--226. ⟨10.4000/osb.1652⟩. ⟨hal-01361210⟩

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