The Answer Is Nuclear Power
- Is nuclear power the solution to global warming concerns? Ruhe, Janet // Hudson Valley Business Journal;11/10/97, Vol. 8 Issue 14, p1
Reports on the issue of nuclear power as a solution to global warming. Why environmentalists attack aging hydroelectric dams; Remarks of Denise VanBuren, publicist for Central Hudson Gas and Electric Corp, regarding the benefits of nuclear power; How nuclear fuel and wastes helps meet the clean...
- Nuclear or Not? Is nuclear the answer to the energy question. Blowers, Andrew // Energy & Environment;2006, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p167
The article focuses on the debate over policy on nuclear energy, which is said to be the solution for climate change and energy security problems. It says that the nuclear energy debate, which was the key issue in a March 2005 conference at the Open University, has tended to divert attention...
- Indoor radon concentration measurements at the site of the first nuclear power plant in Egypt. Hussein, A. S. // Radioprotection (Cambridge University Press);2014, Vol. 49 Issue 3, p201
Radon (222Rn) is a radioactive gas that occurs naturally when uranium in soil and rock breaks down. Longterm exposure to 222Rn increases the risk of lung cancer. The principal objective of this work was to determine the 222Rn activity concentration in an indoor air environment at the El-Dabaa...
- Future of hydrocarbons secure, but supply, demand remain erratic. Schmidt, Victor; LeBlanc, Leonard // Offshore;Dec99, Vol. 59 Issue 12, p42
Forecasts the factors that will affect the energy industries in 2000. Effect of population growth on the demand for energy; Environmental effects of nuclear and hydrogen power; Significance of de-nationalization of country resources. INSET: Long-term demand growing at 2.6%/year.
- ENERGY POLICY IN THE AGE OF WISHFUL THINKING. WALD, MATTHEW // Vital Speeches of the Day;Sep2015, Vol. 81 Issue 9, p262
The article presents a speech by Matthew Wald, policy analysis & strategic planning, nuclear energy institute senior director for Nuclear Energy Institute, delivered at the institute in Washington, D.C., on June 2, 2015. Topics of the speech included energy policy in the U.S., energy price...
- A technological dream turns into a nightmare. Eglin, Roger // Management Today;Jul94, p16
Provides information on the danger of nuclear power. Cost of nuclear power; Lobbying by Nuclear Electric; Study on nuclear power by the Royal Institute of International Affair's energy and environmental program; Projected amount of nuclear waste in storage by 2010.
- Power for the people: Energy and the environment. Kock, Irene; Malcolmson, Sheila // Women & Environments;Winter/Spring91, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p18
Presents the protests worldwide against nuclear power and the environmental problems associated with it. Examples of countries reported to have protest movements; Influences of women in the protests; Suggested alternative sources of energy.
- Global warming: No nuclear quick fix. Miller, A.; Mintzer, I. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Jun1990, Vol. 46 Issue 5, p30
Argues against the sudden expansion of nuclear power worldwide in order to reduce the risks of global warming. High capital costs; Large-scale plants and supporting infrastructure; Problems in meeting `Toronto target' global carbon emissions.
- Government faces both ways on Thorp. Webb, Jeremy // New Scientist;7/10/93, Vol. 139 Issue 1881, p6
Reports on the case against thermal oxide reprocessing plant (THORP). Amendment from John Major and five Cabinet Ministers; License for THROP to discharge nuclear waste; Figures for potential income; Requirements imposed by the contract; Storage of spent fuel.