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Nuclear energy as a political and social issue

Sandra C. Danforth

Nuclear energy as a political and social issue

a bibliography

by Sandra C. Danforth

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Published by Vance Bibliographies in Monticello, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear industry -- Political aspects -- Bibliography.,
  • Nuclear industry -- Social aspects -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSandra C. Danforth.
    SeriesPublic administration series--bibliography,, P-985
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ5160 .D36 1982, HD9698.A2 .D36 1982
    The Physical Object
    Pagination18 p. ;
    Number of Pages18
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3077985M
    LC Control Number82177734

    Nuclear power, electricity generated by power plants that derive their heat from fission in a nuclear reactor. Except for the reactor, a nuclear power plant is similar to a large coal-fired power plant, with pumps, valves, steam generators, turbines, electric generators, condensers, and associated equipment. nuclear energy’s potential to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions, the economy of technology is the solid ground on which policy makers can establish nuclear and energy policies, once the social factors have been incorporated. The rest of the book describes the fundamental issues important to a discussion of nuclear energy today.

    The disaster and nuclear problems opened the door to a new energy policy, as they raised fundamental questions about the electricity system’s ability to prevent and respond to accidents. In particular, the system has had difficulty coping with. While the Cold War ended more than two decades ago and global nuclear stockpiles have shrunk dramatically, there are still aro nuclear warheads distributed among nine nuclear armed states. Against the backdrop of continual political tensions and conflict, the nuclear issue will continue to dominate headlines for several decades into.

      The A-to-Z reference resource for nuclear energy information. A significant milestone in the history of nuclear technology, Nuclear Energy Encyclopedia: Science, Technology, and Applications is a comprehensive and authoritative reference guide written by a committee of the world's leading energy experts. The encyclopedia is packed with cutting-edge information about where nuclear energy. This book is a practical guide to the international, EC and UK law applying to the various uses of nuclear energy and radioactive substances. The first edition was produced in , and given the renaissance of interest in nuclear power in the UK and worldwide, this new, .


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