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  •  I agree that there are ways to make fission (1+ / 0-)
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    safer than it is, but building them is a massive, time-consuming undertaking compared to an equivalent amount of solar power capacity.  Fossil fuel capacity can be replaced with solar much faster than replacing it with safe nuclear installations, has much lower operating costs, and there's no theoretical reason why solar wouldn't become cheaper than nuclear.

    Democracy is a habit, not a circumstance.

    by Troubadour on Tue Apr 23, 2013 at 09:06:00 AM PDT

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