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Google news headline articles on nuclear search topics today

9 Nov 20, There were 88  articles under the search headline ”nuclear” today.  Of these, 31 concerned nuclear weapons.  Most of these were articles opposing nuclear weapons.  A large number also dealt with international politics, and described events and policies in a factual and neutral way.  There were 4 that were pro nuclear in that they stated the need for more nuclear weapons, and/or national pride in having them

Of the 47 pieces about commercial nuclear power, only 6 were clearly factual or neutral.

 

Most (30) were promoting or enthusing about nuclear power, mainly about ”new nuclear”, which usually means ”small” nuclear reactors. Arguments given were – new nukes will be ‘clean’, ‘fight climate change’ economical’ .   Also mentioned – fusion, medical use, hydrogen development, space travel.

The 11 anti  nuclear articles dealt mostly with new small nuclear reactors, discussed as expensive, and useless against climate change. Also pieces on toxic wastes.

November 9, 2020 - Posted by | Christina's notes, media

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