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China has been approving the construction of new nuclear power plants with official statements referring to the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions associated with nuclear energy. The statements don't seem to mention the terms green nor do they draw a direct parallel to more conventional forms of renewable energy (like the wind/solar/hydro in your question)...


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Similarly to the answer about China, the UK also uses nuclear energy to meet its greenhouse gas emission reduction targets. This is a coalition government paper from 2010. UK gov long-term nuclear strategy Government has previously set out its policy that nuclear energy should play an important role – alongside renewable energy and Carbon Capture and ...


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In the US, NY state tackles the question of whether to favor nuclear electric generation in its clean-energy policy. The state resolves the question by creating two parallel financial mechanisms Renewable Energy Credits (REC), which do not include nuclear Zero Emission Credits (ZEC), which do include nuclear REC is meant primarily for wind, solar and hydro....


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Secret voting is no longer routinely used in any other European Parliament. (With partial exceptions for votes on appointments in some countries). The reason for this is clear. If you don't know how your representative voted, how do you know if they have represented you or not? So this circumstance hasn't arisen in any other country. The range of ...


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