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Current issues in nuclear energy

Current issues in nuclear energy

nuclear power and the environment.

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Published by American Nuclear Society in La Grange Park, IL .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear power plants -- Environmental aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesInternational Nuclear Societies Council (INSC)
    ContributionsInternational Nuclear Societies Council.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTD195.E4 C87 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 57 p. ;
    Number of Pages57
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17635361M
    LC Control Number2004270240
    OCLC/WorldCa52743492

    Nuclear fusion is the process by which nuclear reactions between light elements form heavier elements. In cases where the interacting nuclei belong to elements with low atomic numbers (e.g., hydrogen [atomic number 1] or its isotopes deuterium and tritium), substantial amounts of energy are vast energy potential of nuclear fusion was first exploited in thermonuclear weapons, or.   The energy industry is facing decades of transformation and there are big political, economic and social issues at stake (Credit: Getty Images).

    Nuclear energy is proven, available today and can be expanded quickly – making it an indespensible part of the solution to climate change. Economics: A supportive energy policy environment that promotes investment in long-term, capital-intensive projects is essential for new nuclear build. Nuclear Energy: What Everyone Needs to Know, by Charles D. Ferguson. Nuclear Energy in the 21st Century, by Ian Hore-Lacy (Updated to new edition in ) The Reporter’s Handbook on Nuclear Materials, Energy, and Waste Management, by Michael Greenberg Histories. Nuclear Firsts: Milestone on the Road to Nuclear Power Development, by.

    Nuclear Energy. Latest; Search. Search. Clear this text input. When Utility Money Talks. Corruption scandals in Ohio and Illinois reveal an unsavory underside to the politics of energy. Before leaving energy issues, I need to note another national decision about nuclear energy that is complicating progress today. In , President Carter halted all U.S. efforts to reprocess spent nuclear fuel and develop mixed-oxide fuel (MOX) for our civilian reactors, on the grounds that plutonium was separated during reprocessing.


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