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As the use of nuclear power expands, it will become increasingly ineffective at combating global warming, warns a report by an independent think tank published today.

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The Oxford Research Group argues that a worldwide shortage of high-grade uranium ore will force new nuclear reactors to exploit increasingly lower-grade ores for their fuel. Because that requires more energy to extract, the process will result in ever-greater amounts of climate-wrecking pollution.

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