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Reaction time : climate change and the nuclear option

Author: Ian Lowe
Publisher: Melbourne : Black Inc., 2007.
Series: Quarterly essay, QE 27.
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Ian Lowe discusses his one-time belief in the benefits of nuclear power and explains why that belief has faltered. He engages leading environmentalists who advocate going nuclear, as well as with the less savoury aspects of the Australian politicking. He discusses whter other countries might need to use nuclear power, even if Australia doesn't, and offers and authoritative survey of Australia's energy alternatives -  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Lowe
ISBN: 9781863954129 1863954120
OCLC Number: 174110394
Notes: Cover title.
Description: 129 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Reaction time: climate change and the nuclear option/ Ian Lowe --
Correspondence (about 'His master's voice'/ David Marr), Philip Ruddock, Julian Burnside, Peter Shergold, Joan Staples, John Hartigan, Tom Switzer, Waleed Aly, Gerard Henderson, Andrew Bolt, David Marr.
Series Title: Quarterly essay, QE 27.
Responsibility: Ian Lowe.

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Australia is at a crossroads: do we need to embrace a nuclear future? In Reaction Time, Ian Lowe examines the science and the politics of nuclear power, as well as the feasible alternatives in an era  Read more...

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