Technology for Global Economic and Environmental Survival and Prosperity


Proceedings of an international conference held in Miami Beach, Florida, November 8-10, 1996
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Proceedings of an international conference held in Miami Beach, Florida, November 8-10, 1996
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Contains papers from a November 1996 conference on technologies for electricity production, addressing recent developments such as creation of more efficient photovoltaic converters for electricity generation, the current and future role of natural gas in electrical power generation, and the status of nuclear energy. Also discusses regional choice of energy sources and their impact on the global economy and environment. Specific topics include the French approach to greenhouse gas trends and climate change, revitalizing nuclear science in America, and US policy on spent nuclear fuel reprocessing. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780306457104
  • Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
  • Publication date: 10/31/1997
  • Pages: 316

Table of Contents

Presentations on the International Conference on Technology for the Global Economic, Environmental Survival and Prosperity 3
The Realities of Sustainable Development in the Twenty-First Century 33
The Nuclear Fuel Cycle and Other Features of Nuclear Power: Reaching a Public Consensus 67
Energy Technology Progress for Sustainable Development 85
Understanding Energy and Greenhouse Gas Trends, the IEA Approach 99
The IEA Approach to Climate Change 111
The Importance of Education for Nuclear Energy 131
The Eagle Alliance: A Grassroots Program to Revitalize Nuclear Science and Technology in America 137
Nuclear Education on Political and Military Strategies 143
Education for the 21st Century 167
The Los Alamos National Laboratory Nuclear Vision Project 177
United States Nuclear Technology - Need for a New Approach 189
Global Nuclear Energy/Materials Modeling in Support of Los Alamos Nuclear Vision Project: Long-Term Tradeoffs between Nuclear- and Fossil-Fuel Burning 201
U.S. Policy on Spent Fuel Reprocessing: Where Did It Come From? 239
Boron Neutron Capture Therapy of Malignant Brain Tumors at the Brookhaven Medical Research Reactor 251
A New Approach to Contraband Detection in Luggage and Cargo 257
The Future of Nuclear Power 263
A World Commission on Nuclear Energy: Reasons & Purpose 271
Key Future Issues in Nuclear Power 281
The International Regulatory Environment 285
The Post-election Nuclear Agenda: A Pending Disaster? 291
Index 295
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