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China forges ahead with nuclear energy

China pauses its plans to build the most new nuclear reactors in the world - but will not halt them.

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Editor's Note: Some of the reporting for this feature took place as a result of a Jefferson Fellowship from the East–West Center in Honolulu, Hawaii.

This article was first published by Scientific American on 28 March 2011.

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Biello, D. China forges ahead with nuclear energy. Nature (2011).

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