Mar. 28 2011 - 4:30 pm
Posted by John Reese
While numerous questions remain about the fallout–both literal and figurative–of the nuclear reactor leaks in Japan, one thing seems certain: The tragic events are increasing anti-nuclear-power sentiment across the globe.
Given the renewed fears about the use and expansion of nuclear power, it’s quite possible that we’ll see many countries turn away from nuclear endeavors, increasing demand for other energy sources. And, with alternative fuels like wind and solar power still trying to build infrastructure and become more cost-effective, it’s likely that fossil fuels would be the recipient of much of the increased demand.
Read more: forbes blog