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Title Nuclear energy [electronic resource] / Debra A. Miller, book editor.
Publication Info. Detroit : Greenhaven Press, c2010.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOK-Opposing Viewpoints In Context    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 237 p. ; 23 cm.
Series Opposing Viewpoints In Context
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Do the benefits of nuclear power outweigh the risks? Nuclear power has many advantages and few risks / Bernard L. Cohen ; Nuclear energy gains bipartisan support as global warming worsens / Patrick Moore ; Nuclear energy is an integral part of a practical climate change solution / David Kalson ; Nuclear energy disasters are inevitable / Rose Kivi ; Nuclear energy is costly, dangerous, and ineffective / Physicians for Social Responsibility ; The threat of nuclear accidents persists / Rebecca Harms -- Is nuclear energy safe for humans and the environment? Nuclear power reactors are one of the safest ways to produce electricity / World Nuclear Association ; Nuclear energy has been used safely for decades / American Energy Independence ; Nuclear energy risks are inconsequential / Bernard L. Cohen ; Nuclear power plants greatly increase cancer rates / Samuel S. Epstein ; Human fallibility results in nuclear accidents / Robert Kyriakides ; Nuclear energy has many fatal flaws / Public Citizen ; Nuclear energy wastes resources and threatens health and safety / Sherwood Ross -- Is nuclear energy a good solution to climate change? Only nuclear can provide all the green energy we need / Max Schulz ; Nuclear is America's best hope for affordable green energy / Lamar Alexander ; We must consider nuclear energy as part of our climate change solution / Eileen Claussen ; Nuclear power cannot solve climate change / Sharon Squassoni ; Nuclear energy costs could hinder climate change solutions / Union of Concerned Scientists ; Nuclear energy is not green energy / Energy Justice Network ; Nuclear energy creates hazards and fails to address climate change / Greenpeace International -- What is the future of nuclear energy? A nuclear energy comeback faces challenges in America / Paul Davidson ; Nuclear energy use must be increased to reduce carbon emissions / MIT Energy Initiative ; Nuclear energy expansion is unrealistic / Charles D. Ferguson ; Nuclear power's multiple limitations will constrain its future growth / Joseph Romm ; The future viability of nuclear energy is unclear / Lisbeth Gronlund, David Lochbaum, and Edwin Lyman ; National nuclear energy oversight and international safety standards are essential for its expansion / Allison Macfarlane, James Asselstine, and John Ahearne.
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Subject Nuclear industry.
Nuclear energy.
Environmental economics.
Added Author Miller, Debra A.
Opposing Viewpoints In Context
ISBN 9780737749175 (hc)
0737749172 (hc)
9780737749182 (pbk.)
0737749180 (pbk.)
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