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Nuclear Impact (Westview special studies on technology, natural resources, and the environment)

by Frank Kreith

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Published by Westview Press Inc .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear issues,
  • Natural gas,
  • Rocky Mountains,
  • Nuclear excavation,
  • Project Plowshare (U.S.)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages262
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8228806M
    ISBN 100891580050
    ISBN 109780891580058

    In the early years of the Nuclear News capacity factors survey, any factor over 70 was deemed excellent; any factor under 50 was considered poor. By that standard, all but two operating U.S. power reactors chalked up excellent performance during – A record TWh of electricity was generated in the United States from nuclear energy in , according to the U.S. Energy.   Alison MacFarlane, director of the Institute for International Science and Technology Policy at George Washington University, and Former director of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, says the book effectively “uncovers the devastating effects” of Chernobyl.

    Nuclear Power and the Environment, sometimes simply called the Flowers Report, was released in September and is the sixth report of the UK Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution, chaired by Sir Brian Flowers. The report was dedicated to "the Queen's most excellent Majesty." "He was appointed "to advise on matters, both national and international, concerning the pollution of the. The effects of a nuclear explosion on its immediate vicinity are typically much more destructive and multifaceted than those caused by conventional explosives. In most cases, the energy released from a nuclear weapon detonated within the lower atmosphere can be approximately divided into four basic categories. the blast itself: 40–50% of total energy.

    The best books on Chernobyl who has spent years in the Chernobyl archives, picks the best books on the disaster, compares its impact with atomic bomb testing, and argues for more convey essential information even to on-site workers reminds me a lot of the situation Plokhy is talking about in his book. Soviet nuclear physicists knew of. In , the world changed as the first nuclear weapons were openly used, taking the world into the Atomic Age. saw London‘s Tricycle Theatre explore this momentous period in history through The Tricycle Goes Nuclear festival, which featured plays, films, talks, discussions and exhibitions about the Nuclear Warfare. We remember this festival and also look at some of the best fiction and Author: Jon Crabb.


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