3 edition of Nuclear power in crisis found in the catalog.
Nuclear power in crisis
Includes bibliographies and index.
|Statement||edited by Andrew Blowers and David Pepper.|
|Contributions||Blowers, Andrew., Pepper, David.|
|LC Classifications||HD9698.G72 N85 1987|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||327 p. :|
|Number of Pages||327|
|LC Control Number||86023710|
One by one, the Japanese shut down all their nuclear power plants, and you have a country of the Kyoto Protocol with very aggressive climate goals, and they hinged on this fleet of nuclear reactors. And you have one accident, and all this human suffering aside, and this technology has torn apart your goals for climate change. CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): These two books are part of a general effort to generate a discourse that comes to terms with the future of nuclear power. They are different in several respects: Blowers and Pepper is an edited volume, is more self-consciously political in intention, and draws on work in a number of countries.
Contents * Abstract * Introduction * Report * Conclusion * Bibliography * Appendix Abstract Nuclear energy could be the future of energy and potentially solve the energy crisis problem. Nuclear energy is a sustainable energy source and it can provide millions of times the amount of energy output from a fixed mass of fuel than any other energy. The former top regulator of nuclear power in America, who in the midst of an international crisis promoted U.S. nuclear power plants as operating "safely and securely," now says in .
Originally published in The Chernobyl disaster intensified the whole debate on the nuclear power industry. There was great public concern about the industry regulation, about the siting of nuclear facilities, including the dumping of nuclear waste, and about the alleged secretiveness of the industry. How Nuclear Power Will Lead the Green Revolution and End America's Energy Odyssey William Tucker This book is particularly recommended for its researched analysis of many energy options, with whole chapters on coal, oil, gas, solar, hydro, wind, geothermal, biofuels, and the California energy crisis.
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Nuclear power is a small book for little children. Most of the content of the book you get from the description itself.
The pictures are attractive and children could easily connect with the content. It helps them get over the misconception of nuclear power and makes them receptive to embrace fresh ideas/5(12).
Originally published in The Chernobyl disaster intensified the whole debate on the nuclear power industry. There was great public concern about the industry regulation, about the siting of nuclear facilities, including the dumping of nuclear waste, and about the Cited by: 5.
Book Description Originally published in The Chernobyl disaster intensified the whole debate on the nuclear power industry. There was great public concern about the industry regulation, about the siting of nuclear facilities, including the dumping of nuclear waste, and about the alleged secretiveness of.
This book is the first comprehensive account of the causes, context, and consequences of the Three Mile Island crisis. In gripping prose, J. Samuel Walker captures the high human drama surrounding the accident, sets it in the context of the heated debate over nuclear power in the seventies, and analyzes Nuclear power in crisis book social, technical, and political issues it by: Book Description.
Three Mile Island explains the far-reaching consequences of the partial meltdown of Pennsylvania’s Three Mile Island power plant on Ma Though the disaster was ultimately contained, the fears it triggered had an immediate and lasting impact on public attitudes towards nuclear energy in the United States.
This book is the first comprehensive account of the causes, context, and consequences of the Three Mile Island crisis. In gripping prose, J. Samuel Walker captures the high human drama surrounding the accident, sets it in the context of the heated debate over nuclear power in the seventies, and analyzes the social, technical, and political.
The book draws on firsthand accounts, as well as detailed technical records and media coverage, to recreate the events preceding, during, and after the meltdowns of three of Fukushima’s nuclear reactors.
It is a "green nuclear" book that argues that nuclear power is necessary to save the world from global warming. The author does this by taking tours with a nuclear scientist through the whole nuclear cycle from mine to power plant to waste storage repository.4/5.
electricity in in an experimental breeder reactor (EBR-1). The world’s first functioning nuclear power plant was the Obninsk power plant, which began operating in in what was then the Soviet Union. Subsequently, nuclear power plants were commissioned.
The Capacity of Nuclear Power. Nuclear power reactors each have an output similar to coal power stations, namely around MW. There are now about nuclear reactors worldwide delivering about 2, TWh per year, around a fifth of world electricity consumption.
The numbers of nuclear power stations built in each country. List of books about nuclear issues American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J.
Robert Oppenheimer (). The Angry Genie: One Man's Walk Through the Nuclear Age (). The Atom Besieged: Extraparliamentary Dissent in France and Germany ().
Atomic Obsession: Nuclear Alarmism From. Nuclear Power in Crisis by Andrew Blowers,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Nuclear Power provides a concise, up-to-date, accessible guide to the most controversial form of power generation.
The author includes a comprehensive description of the various methods for generating nuclear power and evaluates the political, strategic, environmental, economic, and emotional factors involved in each method.
Many environmentalists have opposed nuclear power, citing its dangers and the difficulty of disposing of its radioactive waste. But a Pulitzer Prize-winning author argues that nuclear is safer than most energy sources and is needed if the world hopes to radically decrease its carbon emissions.
In the late 16th century, when the increasing cost. Safety of Nuclear Power Reactors. Chernobyl Accident. Fukushima Daiichi Accident.
Liability for Nuclear Damage. Nuclear Power Plants and Earthquakes. Three Mile Island accident. Tokaimura Criticality Accident. Radiation and Health. Nuclear Radiation and Health Effects. Occupational Safety in Uranium Mining. Hiroshima, Nagasaki, and Subsequent. Facing the Climate Change Crisis, Three Books Offer Some Ambitious Proposals.
Along the way she discusses the impact of everything from population growth to Norwegian fishing to nuclear power. nuclear energy, the energy stored in the nucleus of an atom and released through fission, fusion, or these processes a small amount of mass is converted to energy according to the relationship E = mc 2, where E is energy, m is mass, and c is the speed of light (see relativity).The most pressing problems concerning nuclear energy are the possibility of an accident or systems.
The papers focus on the environmental impact of nuclear power plants and are organized into six parts: plant site selection; ecosystems and ecological effects; radioactive waste and thermal pollution; standards and guidelines in the preparation of environmental reports.
At the height of the Cuban Missile Crisis, Soviet patrol submarine B almost launched a nuclear-tipped torpedo while under harassment by American naval forces. One of several vessels surrounded by American destroyers near Cuba, B dove to avoid detection and was unable to communicate with Moscow for a number of days.
. Nuclear power, apart from destroying biodiversity throughout its life cycle, produces up to 37 times the CO 2 emissions of renewable energy sources, owing partly to the mining and refining of.
Nuclear Energy: Balancing Benefits and Risks is a sobering and authoritative look at nuclear power. Dr. Ferguson argues that nuclear energy, despite its attributes, is unlikely to play a major role in the coming decades in strengthening energy security or in countering the harmful effects of climate change.5/5(1).Get this from a library!
Nuclear power and the energy crisis: politics and the atomic industry. [Duncan Lyall Burn; Trade Policy Research Centre.]. Washington, DC, Octo – In NovemberCuba was preparing to become the first nuclear power in Latin America—at the time when the Kennedy administration thought that the Cuban Missile Crisis was long resolved and the Soviet missiles were out.