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BizDaily: Elements: Uranium

October 8th, 2014

Episode 45 of 770 episodes

Uranium is the fuel for nuclear power stations, which generate carbon-free electricity, but also radioactive waste thats lasts millennia. In the latest in our series looking at the world economy from the perspective of the elements of the periodic table, Justin Rowlatt visits Sizewell nuclear power station, also presides over the most explosive debate of his career, between environmentalists Mark Lynas and Hans-Josef Fell, over whether nuclear is a "green" option.

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