The Agenda

On Russia, Nukes, and Fracking

As Rod Adams argues, Russia is an obvious beneficiary of anti-nuclear sentiment in Europe and North America, including Germany’s mad decision to phase out its nuclear power plants ahead of schedule. Yet as more than a few cynics have pointed out, Russia also benefits from rising anti-fracking sentiment. Ronald Bailey of Reason has been a leading light of the pro-fracking camp, and he argues that the technology is cleaner than advertised.


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