TITLE

CLIMATE CHANGE, NUCLEAR POWER, AND RENEWABLE ENERGY: ENVIRONMENTAL REALITY VS POLITICAL RHETORIC

AUTHOR(S)
Hynes, H. Patricia
PUB. DATE
April 2013
SOURCE
Peace & Freedom;Spring2013, Vol. 73 Issue 1, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on approach of the U.S. government related to development of nuclear energy plants as of April 2013 and pays attention on environmental aspects of the development of nuclear plants. It informs that the U.S. and other countries are declining their projects for nuclear power plants after the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan in 2011. It also discusses the risks associated with the climate change on the plants.
ACCESSION #
100034815

 

Related Articles

  • International team review nuclear regulation.  // RoSPA Occupational Safety & Health Journal;Nov2013, Vol. 43 Issue 11, p3 

    The article reports on the progress of the nuclear regulatory system in Great Britain. An international team of nuclear experts said that Great Britain has effectively responded to Fukushima Nuclear Accident in Japan. However, the team has identified various areas that need attention or...

  • Business as usual - nearly.  // Modern Power Systems;Apr2012, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p10 

    The article offers information on a study conducted by World Energy Council (WEC) on the impact of Fukushima, Japan nuclear accident on the nuclear industry worldwide. It states that approximately 50 countries are operating, building, and considering nuclear power as part of their energy mix. It...

  • Distribution of Artificial Radionuclides in Abandoned Cattle in the Evacuation Zone of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant. Fukuda, Tomokazu; Kino, Yasushi; Abe, Yasuyuki; Yamashiro, Hideaki; Kuwahara, Yoshikazu; Nihei, Hidekazu; Sano, Yosuke; Irisawa, Ayumi; Shimura, Tsutomu; Fukumoto, Motoi; Shinoda, Hisashi; Obata, Yuichi; Saigusa, Shin; Sekine, Tsutomu; Isogai, Emiko; Fukumoto, Manabu // PLoS ONE;Jan2013, Vol. 8 Issue 1, Special section p1 

    The Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant (FNPP) accident released large amounts of radioactive substances into the environment. In order to provide basic information for biokinetics of radionuclides and for dose assessment of internal exposure brought by the FNPP accident, we determined the...

  • Jeopardy.  // Commonweal;4/22/2011, Vol. 138 Issue 8, p5 

    The author explains the impact of the problems at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan on the renaissance of the U.S. nuclear power sector. Despite the recent nuclear disaster in Japan caused by the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami, U.S. President Barack Obama in his energy...

  • New Documents.  // Nuclear Plant Journal;Jul/Aug2012, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p20 

    The article offers information on several reports related to nuclear plants. It mentions that Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) collaborated with nuclear facilities experts for their response regarding the Fukushima nuclear power plant incident in Japan. It sates that the report "Losses...

  • NRC Issues ISG Notices To Nuclear Power Plants.  // Nuclear Waste News;9/10/2012, Vol. 32 Issue 17, p6 

    The article reports on the issuance of interim staff guidance (ISG) by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to the country's nuclear power plants aimed at ensuring proper implementation of three orders the agency issued in March. The move is also in response to the lessons learned from...

  • Wrinkles and Old Age. Schimmoller, Brian // Power Engineering;Sep2011, Vol. 115 Issue 9, p14 

    The article addresses the aging issue facing nuclear power plants in the U.S. According to the author, the Fukushima Daiichi disaster in Japan has highlighted the issue of aging for nuclear plants. He contends that the right maintenance and upgrades are keys to operating a 40-year-old plant...

  • 20 Years Experience. Hsu, Allen // Nuclear Plant Journal;Jan/Feb2015, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p36 

    An interview with Allen Hsu of control system technology provider Doosan HF Controls Corp. is presented. He talks about applications of cellular technology in HF Controls' products, modifications made after the accident at the nuclear power plant in Fukushima, Japan and protection measures taken...

  • GLOBAL MONITOR. Patel, Sonal // Power;May2011, Vol. 155 Issue 5, p8 

    The article presents news briefs related to nuclear and electric power industry. Workers of Tokyo Electric Power Co. are working to regain control of four nuclear reactors, which were damaged due to nuclear accidents at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan. The People's Republic of...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics