Nuclear Power Absent From Global Warming Action Plan

Fears of nuclear proliferation remain obstacle to development of nuclear power.

Published: 13-Jan-2006

class=HeadLineNewsContent1>Australia and the United States talked up nuclear power during a two-day Asia Pacific climate change conference but the controversial energy source wasn't mentioned when delegates issued a strategy Thursday for slashing greenhouse gas emissions.

U.S. Energy Secretary Samuel Bodman insisted there was no effort to omit nuclear power from the working plan of the inaugural Asia Pacific Partnership on Clean Development and Climate.


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