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Science Is nuclear power losing popularity? The answer seems to be geographic. The Washington Post suggests that it's on the wane in the US, at least, thanks to the shift towards shale gas:
"Now we can add another trend to the list: Nuclear power is starting to decline. Since 2010, the amount of electricity generated from America’s nuclear reactors has fallen about 3 percent, or 29 billion kilowatt-hours. That’s a sizable drop: As John Hanger points out, we’d need to quadruple the number of solar installations in the United States just to make up the loss of that carbon-free electricity."
But Iran have just announced uranium finds and power plant expansion and Bloomberg notes, China wants nuclear reactors, and lots of them. In other words, Eldrad must live.

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