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Paris to Berlin: Stop fighting nuclear and help save the planet

Posted on AllSides April 16th, 2023
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Efforts to block nuclear energy from the EU's green power plans could undermine the fight against climate change, France's atomic energy czar warned as Germany prepares to shut down its final three nuclear reactors this weekend.

Joël Barre, who was announced in October as the boss of France's effort to build new nuclear plants, said building more reactors and extending the lives of existing ones is essential to cutting down on the use of fossil fuels — a job that has seen him dubbed “Monsieur Nuclear” by the press.

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