TITLE

Learning from Chernobyl

PUB. DATE
April 2006
SOURCE
Nature;4/20/2006, Vol. 440 Issue 7087, p969
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on issues pertaining to nuclear power and developments in nuclear energy. The future of nuclear energy evidently rests on the ability of states to build public trust in their ability to safely implement and manage the technology. Key issues include the link of nuclear power to nuclear weapons, the available technology for power generation, its safety and economics.
ACCESSION #
20531764

 

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