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Do we need more nuclear power stations?

(+) Massive reduction on CO2 emissions, large scale source of energy (-) Solid long term waste, expense. Far outweighed by advantages. (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2002)

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Current Debate - World Championships in Athletics Osaka 2007

World Championships in Athletics Osaka 2007

(+) Dope tests are increasing, punishments are tougher (-) Determining who took the drugs knowingly and who made a mistake (*) (On Ciao since: 08/2007)

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Current Debate - Should school uniforms be abolished?

Should school uniforms be abolished?

(+) May reduce bullying, helps children to feel part of the school, (-) stifles individuality - particularly in older kids (*) (On Ciao since: 08/2011)

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Current Debate - Long Reviews vs Short Reviews

Long Reviews vs Short Reviews

(+) Brevity in writing is a skill worth learning (-) It can be hard to do justice to some products in a shorter review (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2014)

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Current Debate - Should welfare benefits be capped at £26,000?

Should welfare benefits be capped at £26,000?

(+) Might get some cheats to sign off (-) Some vulnerable people will suffer; it's a form of social cleansing (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2012)

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Current Debate - Tablets or laptops, which do you prefer?

Tablets or laptops, which do you prefer?

(+) Both are great for accessing internet. (-) Tablets fail to meet the mark in software. (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2015)

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Current Debate - Do We Depend Too Much On The Smartphone?

Do We Depend Too Much On The Smartphone?

(+) Now I can surf the web, talk on the phone and drive my car, all at the same time! (-) Life has become an untyped text message from which I'm unable to awaken. (*) (On Ciao since: 05/2014)

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Current Debate - Is an increasing population a good or bad thing for humanity?

Is an increasing population a good or bad thing for humanity?

(+) "Our children are our future" (-) More children, less future? (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2011)

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Should euthanasia be legalised?

(+) Clarify the law (-) Lawyers never lose (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2004)

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Should cloning research be stopped?

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Current Debate - Since computer games have become so popular do you think children are reading less for pleasure?

Since computer games have become so popular do you think children are reading less for pleasure?

(+) Computers can teach reading as well as hinder it. (-) Video games do mean children have more choice in entertainment. (*) (On Ciao since: 08/2012)

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Is public transport a viable option?

(+) N/A (-) N/A (*) (On Ciao since: 06/2002)

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Current Debate - How to prepare for the first day of school

How to prepare for the first day of school

(+) A good start is important (-) When I prepared my children for school I would feel broody (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2013)

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Current Debate - What Is Your Favourite Christmas Song/Carol

What Is Your Favourite Christmas Song/Carol

(+) The greatest Christmas record ever (-) Possibly a little over-familiar through constant exposure - but that's success for you (*) (On Ciao since: 12/2013)

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Current Debate - #Selfies And #SelfieSticks : Are You A Fan?

#Selfies And #SelfieSticks : Are You A Fan?

(+) Improves well being - keeps you connected with friends and family (-) The delusional mindset of the teccie-ill-wishers (*) (On Ciao since: 02/2015)

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Current Debate - Has The Recent Success Of Ice Bucket Challenge Changed The Future Of Healthcare Fundraising?

Has The Recent Success Of Ice Bucket Challenge Changed The Future Of Healthcare Fundraising?

(+) An added gimmick raises money quicker. (-) How many actually donate? (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2014)

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Is snow good or bad?

(+) "Snow is snowy when it's snowing..." (-) "...I'm sorry it's slushy when it's going." (Ogden Nash) (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2005)

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Current Debate - School Violence. How To Stop It?

School Violence. How To Stop It?

(+) We can change things (-) Politicians cut money and confidence (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2014)

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Are monarchy and democracy incompatible?

(+) It means we can have Queen and Democracy (-) Do you care? (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2002)

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Current Debate - Top 5 Home Energy Saving Tips

Top 5 Home Energy Saving Tips

(+) Deals around (-) Rip off Britain (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2013)

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Current Debate - Unemployed After 50

Unemployed After 50

(+) David Essex sang about it: 'Silver Dream Machine.' (-) Untapped 'wisdom-keepers.' Occupations box individuals on age. (*) (On Ciao since: 11/2014)

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Current Debate - Are children too reliant on television and tablets to keep them entertained ?

Are children too reliant on television and tablets to keep them entertained ?

(+) Kids entertained are quiet. (-) They can become antisocial. (*) (On Ciao since: 06/2015)

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Current Debate - Michael Jackson 1958 - 2009.  What are your thoughts on the life of the King of Pop?

Michael Jackson 1958 - 2009. What are your thoughts on the life of the King of Pop?

(+) His music, his singing and what a hot dancer! (-) His lifestyle, increasingly odd behaviour (*) (On Ciao since: 06/2009)

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What makes a book great?

(+) Don't books just rock! (-) Not enough people read nowadays :o( (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2002)

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Spooky experiences

(+) I wouldn't say thats there's too many! (-) Spooky occurances! Losing Grandad!! (*) (On Ciao since: 12/2005)

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What is your view of the Greek economic crisis?

(+) "Neither a borrower nor a lender be…" (-) "…For loan oft loses both itself and friend." (Hamlet) (*) (On Ciao since: 07/2015)

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How will you vote in the forthcoming General Election, and why?

(+) Democracy (-) Cameron (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2005)

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Current Debate - Should animal testing be banned ?

Should animal testing be banned ?

(+) Some animal testing has led to significant medical advancement (-) Some animal testing has led to medical error. It is inhumane. (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2012)

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Current Debate - Should children\'s books have age certifications or ratings?

Should children's books have age certifications or ratings?

(+) More information on books could help parents make informed decisons. (-) Limiting which books children can read will limit the number of children that do read. (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2012)

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Current Debate - Tell us about your Summer Holiday 2009 experience!

Tell us about your Summer Holiday 2009 experience!

(+) The best summer I've had in my lifetime (-) Don't want it to be over (*) (On Ciao since: 08/2009)

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Climate Change and the 'N' Word

Advantages: Massive reduction on CO2 emissions, large scale source of energy
Disadvantages: Solid long term waste, expense. Far outweighed by advantages.

**This is an essay I have written as part of my Physics MSci degree at Imperial College London. All rights on its use are reserved. Note to Imperial markers: if, in your check to make sure I haven't plagiarised anyone, you come across this, I am the sam ...

HungryHungarian 17.12.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Do we need more nuclear power stations?

Lacking in Energy?

Advantages: Less CO2 Emissions, Less raw materials, relatively safe records
Disadvantages: If disaster strikes, it is high profile, decommissioning costs, solid wastes need to be stored for a long time

Answering the question: "Do we need more Nuclear Power Stations?" highlights the dilemma between generating enough energy to satisfy our lifestyle, and the lifestyle of developing countries; against the human aspect of whether we actually want Nuclear Pow ...

Claiiiree 09.04.2006 · Read full review
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Which way foreward?

Advantages: Less greenhouse gas
Disadvantages: Other perceived problems

...The question placed before this assembly is "Do we need more Nuclear power stations?" It must be noted that we do seem to be overwhelmed with stories of "Global Warming" There is scarcely a news programme that does not mention this at least once. We wi ...

Coloneljohn 30.04.2006 · Read full review
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Stop It Now - Before Its Too Late (Update 8/12/03)

Advantages: See text of opinion
Disadvantages: See text of opinion

Update at the end of the original opinion ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~ ~ I have to be totally honest and nail my colours to the mast when it comes to the topic of nuclear power. I have been a vociferous and energetic opponent of nuclear energy for more ye ...

the_mad_cabbie 03.04.2002 · Read full review
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Review of Do we need more nuclear power stations?

WAKE UP AND SMELL THE COFFEE

Advantages: eh?
Disadvantages: what?

No, of course we don’t. OK – that’s it, I’m off now. What? You want me to explain my reasoning? This issue is as simple or as complicated as you want it to be. Categorically, we shouldn’t need any more nuclear power ...

LostWitness 13.05.2002 · Read full review
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