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Since nuclear energy does not depend on fossil fuels, it offers benefits including reductions in greenhouse gas emissions and dependence on fluctuating oil or gas prices. As of 2014, the worldwide fleet of nuclear reacto... More »

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Nuclear energy offers a number of economic and environmental benefits. For starters, nuclear energy is by far the most concentrated energy type. A significant amount of nuclear energy can be produced from a small mass of... More »

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Nuclear energy generates electricity more efficiently than other energy sources such as coal, according to About.com. Nuclear power plants are not heavy polluters in the same manner as coal or oil. More »

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