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Nuclear 2.0 : why a green future needs nuclear power

Author: Mark Lynas
Publisher: Cambridge : UIT Cambridge, 2013.
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By making use of the latest in world energy statistics, author Mark Lynas shows that with wind and solar still at only about one percent of global primary energy, looking to renewable energy as a solution to deliver all the world's power is a dangerously delusional concept. Moreover, with no possibility reducing the world's energy usage-when the developing world is fast extricating itself from poverty and adding the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Lynas, Mark.
Nuclear 2.0 : Why a Green Future Needs Nuclear Power.
Chicago : UIT Cambridge Ltd., ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Lynas
ISBN: 9781906860660 1906860661
OCLC Number: 911609947
Description: 1 online resource (112 pages)
Contents: Cover; Copyright; Contents; Introduction; 1. How we got to where we are; 2. The carbon challenge; 3. The N-word; 4. The case against: nuclear accidents and radiation; 5. Next generation: Nuclear 2.0; 6. The spectre of climate change; 7. All of the above; Notes; Index; Also published by UIT.
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A book that re-evaluates the role that nuclear energy has to play in a green future.  Read more...

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