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Nuclear powered ships

UMR polled in January 2013:

  • 38% now believe nuclear powered ships are safe, while 48% feel that they are not and 14% are unsure.
  • The gender difference is even larger than it was 20 years ago.  59% of men now believe that nuclear powered vessels are safe, compared with only 18% of women.


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Wind Farms and nuclear energy

TV3 reports on a Research NZ poll on wind farms and other power options.

84% said they have no problems with how wind farms look, and 70% said they would not object to being able to see a wind farm from their home.

On the issue of nuclear power as a source of energy, 54% are oppossed but a significant 37% say it should be considered. 49% of men supported a nuclear power option compared to 26% of women.

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