Nuclear energy

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Nuclear fusion has enormous potential as an energy source - it doesn't produce carbon and creates a lot less radioactive waste than current fission nuclear reactors. Until now, generating a nuclear fusion reaction efficiently has proved impossible but, as Anjana Ahuja explains, we’ve recently seen some impressive breakthroughs, and there’s also a lot more private money for this sloshing around