Seeing the light : the case for nuclear power in the 21st century [E-Book] / Scott L. Montgomery and Thomas Graham Jr.
Montgomery, Scott L., (author)
Graham, Thomas, (author)
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2017
1 online resource (x, 377 pages)
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Table of Contents:
  • Why nuclear and why now?
  • How it began: weapons and their legacy
  • What is nuclear energy? some helpful background
  • Nuclear energy for public power: history and limits
  • Radiation: a guide for the perplexed
  • Chernobyl and Fukushima: the meaning and legacy of accidents
  • Godzilla's children: origins of nuclear anxiety
  • Why not nuclear: points and counterpoints
  • Global energy and nuclear power: the next 30 years
  • The new context: climate change realities
  • Launching a new nuclear power state: the United Arab Emirates
  • Non-proliferation: preventing the spread of weapons
  • Conclusion: Is nuclear power essential?.