Nuclear Power At Record Levels, Despite Fukushima Disaster
From CBS News
Sixteen months after the nuclear disaster in Japan, electricity generation from nuclear power worldwide has reached record levels, with a reactor construction boom likely to push those levels steadily higher.
“Fukushima has delayed nuclear development by three or four years,” as countries re-evaluate safety around nuclear power, says Luis Ech’avarri, the director general of the Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA). “But construction continues.”