People against nuclear power

Wind energyAtomic energy is losing popularity in most of the world's population, shows a survey conducted jointly with the BBC GlobeScan. In countries where nuclear power is developed, the number of opponents of this method of energy production has increased significantly compared to 2005. Possible exception of the UK and the U.S.. Residents of other countries believe that the demand for energy can be provided by renewable energy sources and more efficient use of electricity.
22% of respondents agreed that "nuclear power is relatively safe and an important source of energy, so you need to build more new nuclear power plants." 71%, in contrast, believe that their country "could in 20 years to give up nuclear and coal power plants through energy efficiency and switch to energy from the sun and wind." 39% of people around the world want to continue to use the existing reactors, but not to build new ones, and 30% would like to close all existing nuclear power plants. The survey covered more than 23 thousand people and was conducted in 23 countries between July and September of this year, shortly after the accident at the nuclear power plant "Fukushima" in Japan.
As told "Around the World", according to the optimistic forecasts made by Greenpeace, by 2020 the world will be 2600 TWh, which represents 11,5-12,3% of global electricity consumption. By 2030, under the same scenario, the amount of wind power will account for 5,600 TWh, that is 18,8-21,8% of what should be a planet. A more conservative scenario based on figures provided by the International Energy Agency for the UN (UN's International Energy Agency), suggests that in the next ten years the production of electricity from wind turbines will triple. The most pessimistic estimates suggest that the issue of wind power by 2020 will increase by 9.5%.

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