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  • Unfinished remains of Żarnowiec Nuclear Power Plant, photo by Grzegorz -

    Why Doesn’t Poland Have Any Nuclear Power Plants?

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    The answer to this question is a chronological sequence of various factors which have interacted ever since the Second World War. Coal The first factor is coal. Mother Nature has richly endowed the current territory of  Poland with “black gold” as the Poles call it.  Its coal reserves were sufficient […]

  • A Nuked up Jordan?

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    Since the Egyptian revolution in January-February 2011, the Egyptian gas pipe that supplies Jordan and Israel has been bombed 4 times up to the time of writing. Egyptian gas is vital for Jordan because with it Jordan generates 80% of its electricity. At this time particularly, all eyes are turned to the […]