By David Gutierrez – Natural News
(NaturalNews) Even as radioactive waste from the Fukushima nuclear disaster continues to pour into the Pacific Ocean, the world’s nuclear industry is undergoing a different kind of explosion.
“Right now, the nuclear renaissance is happening, and it’s happening in East Asia,” said Geoffrey Rothwell, an economist at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.
Despite the Fukushima disaster, many countries are building newer, more massive nuclear reactors. According to the International Energy Agency, there are already 400 gigawatts of nuclear energy being generated worldwide, with plans underway to generate 72 gigawatts more. China alone wants to generate 58 gigawatts of nuclear energy within the next 10 years.
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