Nuclear Or Not?: Does Nuclear Power Have a Place in a Sustainable Energy Future?

Nuclear Or Not?: Does Nuclear Power Have a Place in a Sustainable Energy Future?

by D. Elliott
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0230507646

ISBN-13: 9780230507647

Pub. Date: 03/01/2007

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK

With the nuclear issue back on the agenda worldwide, this highly topical collection steers a path through the controversies, presenting the views of proponents of nuclear expansion, examining the challenges that face them and exploring the arguments of those who support alternative approaches.

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With the nuclear issue back on the agenda worldwide, this highly topical collection steers a path through the controversies, presenting the views of proponents of nuclear expansion, examining the challenges that face them and exploring the arguments of those who support alternative approaches.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230507647
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
03/01/2007
Series:
Energy, Climate and the Environment Series
Edition description:
2007
Pages:
257
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; A.Blowers Introduction; D.Elliott PART I: SETTING THE SCENE Nuclear Energy: An Introductory Primer; J.Scurlock A Brief History of Nuclear Developments; J.Scurlock Opposition to Nuclear Power: A Brief History; H.Herring PART II: STRUCTURING THE DEBATE Building or Burning the Bridges to a Sustainable Energy Policy; G.Butler & G.McGlynn Criteria for a Sustainable Energy Future; P.Allen PART III: THE FUTURE UK ENERGY MIX: STRATEGIC ISSUES Time for a Fresh Look at Nuclear?; S.Kidd Nuclear and Renewables in the UK : Can We Have Both?; D.Elliott PART IV: SOME KEY NUCLEAR ISSUES New Information on Radiation Health Hazards; I.Fairlie Nuclear Waste: The Protracted Debate in the UK; D.Lowry Nuclear's Inherent Insecurities; D.Lowry Risk, Economics and Nuclear Power; C.Mitchell & B.Woodman PART V: NUCLEAR AROUND THE WORLD Nuclear Power - The European Dimension; A.Froggatt Non-Nuclear Sustainable Energy Futures for Germany and the UK; G.Boyle Nuclear Power Around the World; S.Kidd CONCLUSIONS Can Nuclear Ever be Green?; J.Scurlock Nuclear Renaissance Requires Nuclear Enlightenment; W.Nuttall UK Energy Choices - An Enlightened Future? D.Elliott

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