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What will work : fighting climate change with renewable energy, not nuclear power

Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'What Will Work' makes the case that energy efficiencies and renewable energy not nuclear fission or 'clean coal' are the most effective, cheapest, and equitable solutions to the pressing problem of climate change.
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
ISBN: 9780199794638 0199794634 9780199919277 0199919275
OCLC Number: 826675235
Description: 1 Online-Ressource
Contents: Glossary ; Chapter 1: Why Climate-Change Skeptics Are Wrong ; Chapter 2: Trimming the Data on Nuclear Greenhouse Emissions ; Chapter 3: Trimming the Data on Nuclear Costs ; Chapter 4: Nuclear Safety, Flawed Science, and Accident Cover-Up ; Chapter 5: Nuclear Energy and Environmental Justice ; Chapter 6: The Solution: Using Renewable Energy, Efficiency, and Conservation to Address Climate Change ; Chapter 7: Answering Objections ; Chapter 8: Conclusions ; Notes
Responsibility: general editor, Kristin Shrader-Frechette.

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