Purple Diary

[June 1 2011]

French blindness : France expands nuclear power plans despite Fukushima!

In the aftermath of Japan’s nuclear crisis at Fukushima, some European nations are rethinking their atomic plans. But France, home to 58 of 143 reactors in the EU, remains nuclear energy’s champion, and does not plan to retire its power stations but expand them. Emma Jane Kirby examines why on BBC News Europe.

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