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World needs joint nuclear safety approach: report

The global upsurge in the use of nuclear power in countries such as China, Russia and Britain must be accompanied by a greater focus on security and the management of nuclear waste, a report said Thursday. In the wake of the Fukushima disaster, the respected Royal Society called for a…

Nuclear inspector gives green light to atomic energy

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s nuclear power plants are safe enough to continue operating and the government’s strategy for building new nuclear plants is adequate, the country’s Chief Nuclear Inspector said in his final post-Fukushima report on Tuesday. “I remain confident that our UK nuclear facilities have no fundamental safety weaknesses (but) no matter…