TITLE

JAPAN MELTED DOWN. BUT THAT DOESN'T MEAN THE END OF THE ATOMIC AGE

AUTHOR(S)
FERGUSON, CHARLES D.
PUB. DATE
November 2011
SOURCE
Foreign Policy;Nov2011, Issue 189, p49
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents arguments about the use of nuclear power after the Fukushima nuclear accident in Japan following the tsunami in 2011. Topics include the popularity of nuclear power around the world, the risks of nuclear accidents, and the costs associated with construction of nuclear facilities. The article also discusses nuclear proliferation, the dangers of radioactive waste, and the use of nuclear power in developing countries. It is suggested that Japan was the only country after the Fukushima accident to change its views on nuclear power.
ACCESSION #
67185189

 

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