Will France Give Up Its Role as a Nuclear Powerhouse?

Fairley, Peter
March 2013
MIT Technology Review;Mar/Apr2013, Vol. 116 Issue 2, p20
The article discusses the French government's debate over the country's continued use of nuclear energy rather than renewable energy. It notes that France is the largest producer of nuclear energy behind the U.S. and its reliance on the energy form makes any rapid changes impossible. Information is provided on French President François Hollande's views on nuclear energy as well as how France's policies could impact the global view on nuclear power.


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