Split Atoms and Hot Air

Sweeney, Dave; Matthews, Michele
September 2001
Chain Reaction;Spring2001, Issue 86, p18
Examines the efforts of nuclear power advocates to revitalize the industry by positioning nuclear power as the best answer to the growing greenhouse problem. Result of studies and operational experience on nuclear power; List of considerations on nuclear power; Problems posed by nuclear power.


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