Fukushima: Impacts and Implications
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Fukushima: Impacts and Implications

by D. Elliott
     
 

The Fukushima nuclear disaster in March 2011 led Japan, and many other countries, to change their energy policies. David Elliott reviews the disaster and its global implications, asking whether, despite continued backing by some governments, the growing opposition to nuclear power means the end of the global nuclear renaissance.  See more details below

Overview

The Fukushima nuclear disaster in March 2011 led Japan, and many other countries, to change their energy policies. David Elliott reviews the disaster and its global implications, asking whether, despite continued backing by some governments, the growing opposition to nuclear power means the end of the global nuclear renaissance.

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ISBN-13:
9781137274328
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
10/30/2012
Edition description:
2013
Pages:
145
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.70(d)

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Meet the Author

David Elliott is Emeritus Professor of Technology Policy, Co-Director of the Energy and Environment Research Unit at The Open University as well as editor of its journal Renew. He has been involved with the production of a range of OU courses in Design and Innovation, with an emphasis on how the design and innovation process can be steered towards the development of socially and environmentally appropriate technologies. His main research interests relate to the development of sustainable energy technologies, and in particular renewable energy based systems.

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