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The great nuclear power debate

Gail Kay Haines

The great nuclear power debate

by Gail Kay Haines

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Published by Dodd, Mead in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear energy -- Popular works.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGail Kay Haines.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTK9146 .H25 1985
    The Physical Object
    Pagination176 p., [16] p. of plates ;
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3029594M
    ISBN 100396084869
    LC Control Number85010133
    OCLC/WorldCa12081987

    Nuclear power is really old school and is silly to even consider. The problem is the government is under the influence of other energy companies that don't want the competition. However, there are still many advocates of nuclear power that believe it is the best energy source for the world for reasons such as its large production of energy, their belief that it is not a major harm to the environment, and their belief that it is better than the other energy alternatives.

    Nuclear power must be mentioned as a promising alternative energy source to fossil fuels, although whether it can be considered a form of renewable energy, or whether it is truly cleaner than traditional energy, is a matter of debate. Energy from nuclear power is generated through the fission of radioactive isotopes, particularly U The Fukushima disaster showed the world that nuclear power is clearly fundamentally unsafe. The meltdown at the Fukushima I Nuclear Power Plant was the worst since Chernobyl in Ukraine, 25 years earlier. Public investment in nuclear energy far out-strips investment in renewables. Nuclear plants are also expensive to set up and decommission.

    In WHY vs WHY Nuclear Power, experts, Barry Brook & Ian Lowe, go head-to-head, each presenting 7 key reasons why you should say yes/no to nuclear power. After each author presents his arguments, his opponent tries to tear each of them apart, both in the book & on this website (with further rebuttals)/5(6). To celebrate the release of the first book on Nuclear Power we have set up a debate; both writers are environmentalist activists but with different points of view. Prof Ian Lowe will argue no, while Prof Barry Brook will tell us why nuclear power is a good idea.


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