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I think that the UK does not need new Nuclear Power stations. My evidence to support the reason why I believe the UK does not need new Nuclear Power stations are that some nuclear reactors are radioactive and can be very dangerous. 134 people suffered in Chernobyl from massive dose of radiation. 42 people of these died. The evidence is reliable because it contains real facts and figures. The article was written a couple of years ago so it is slightly out of date but still relevant due to the number of people who have died from radiation exposure. The social effect are that people because ill and died. ...read more.

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[Source 1] On the other hand Nuclear power stations are a way to cut down the release of carbon dioxide. Carbon dioxide is a cause of global warming. After they are built they produce almost no carbon dioxide therefore the contribution of nuclear power plants to global warming is very little. This information was on both my sources, this proves it is more reliable due to the information being repeated. Global warming effects many people and the environment, it cause the sea level to rise and extreme weather conditions. Global warming could mean more cardiovascular diseases this will effect people's families and friends and also put strain on the NHS. ...read more.

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Odd - anomalous results 4. Social impact 5. Economic impact 6. Environmental impact for each of your references. Worst case scenario use the stimulus material to answer all the above. Check the information using British Nuclear fuels and Sellafield. Tony Blair decided to build new nuclear power station. Gordon Brown has approved this. You can check the Downing Street website but I think all the material attributed to Tony Blair has been removed. Check the information using British Nuclear fuels and Sellafield. Tony Blair decided to build new nuclear power station. Gordon Brown has approved this. you can check the downing street website but I think all the material attributed to Tony Blair has been removed. Nuclear power generation does emit relatively low amounts of carbon dioxide (CO2). The emissions of green house gases and therefore the contribution of nuclear power plants to global warming is therefore relatively little. ...read more.

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