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Nuclear or not? : does nuclear power have a place in a sustainable energy future?

Author: David Elliott
Publisher: Basingstoke [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
Series: Energy, climate and the environment series
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Elliott
ISBN: 9780230507647 0230507646
OCLC Number: 71812857
Description: xxiv, 257 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Nuclear energy: an introductory primer / Jonathan Scurlock --
A concise history of the nuclear industry worldwide / Jonathan Scurlock --
Opposition to nuclear power: a brief history / Horace Herring --
Building or burning the bridges to a sustainable energy policy / Gregg Butler and Grace McGlynn --
Criteria for a sustainable energy future / Paul Allen --
Time for a fresh look at nuclear? / Stephen W. Kidd --
Nuclear power and renewables in the UK: can we have both? / David Elliot --
New information on radiation health hazards / Ian Fairlie --
Nuclear waste: the protracted debate in the UK / David Lowry --
Risk, economics, and nuclear power / Catherine Mitchell and Bridget Woodman --
Nuclear power-the European dimension / Antony Froggatt --
Non-nuclear sustainable energy futures for Germany and the UK / Godfrey Boyle --
Nuclear power around the world / Stephan W. Kidd --
Can nuclear power ever be green? / Jonathan Scurlock --
Nuclear renaissance requires nuclear enlightenment / William J. Nuttall --
UK energy choices-an enlightened future? / David Elliot.
Series Title: Energy, climate and the environment series
Other Titles: Does nuclear power have a place in a sustainable energy future?
Responsibility: edited by David Elliott ; with a preface by Andrew Blowers.
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