Nuclear Power, Energy And The Environment

Nuclear Power, Energy And The Environment

By: Peter E. Hodgson (author)Hardback

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Description

We need energy to warm and light our homes, to power our transport and communications, and to support our manufacturing industries. Can we obtain enough energy to satisfy the needs of a rapidly increasing world population without, at the same time, devastating the earth? Is nuclear power the way to do this?This book surveys available energy sources and their effects on the environment in the context of moral imperatives and political realities.

Contents

The energy crisis; the renewable energy sources; nuclear power; the safety of nuclear reactors; choosing the best energy sources; effects on the environment; energy scenarios; political aspects of the energy crisis; moral aspects of the energy crisis.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781860940880
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 220
  • ID: 9781860940880
  • ISBN10: 1860940889

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