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Nuclear energy easily whips up public panic thanks to the coverage of incidents at Chernobyl and Fukushima. But fear and media hype have overshadowed two basic facts: nuclear power works, and we need it more than ever.
Anti-nuclear NIMBYism has not gotten better over the years. In fact, it's getting worse.
Germans are rallying against keeping their nuclear power plants open solely out of fear whipped up by environmental activists.
Nuclear energy has to be harnessed with great care and radiation is extremely dangerous if not properly contained. But fear-mongering about both to shut down nuclear power generation is simply dishonest.