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Copenhagen, Dec. 17, 2009: French President Nicolas Sarkozy during a plenary session of COP15 UN Climate Change Conference was all business (source: dpa)

France’s losing gambit in atomic chess

Energy is a potent currency in geopolitical relations. For an example, look no further than Europe, where France and Russia have been engaged in an unspoken struggle for primacy in the nuclear power industry. At first France took the lead, as Areva looked like a global champion that could potentially free Europe from its dependence on carbon-emitting fuels ­– espec...
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