A New Era

Wo, Corrina
January 2006
ASEE Prism;Jan2006, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p20
The article focuses on the reemergence of interest of experts in the use of nuclear energy. This renewed interest was driven by the continued rising cost of gas prices. One environmentalist embraced nuclear energy as the only technology capable of saving the planet from global warming. What makes nuclear energy attractive to environmentalists is its lack of production of carbon dioxide. If the proposal will be realized, the need for nuclear engineers in designing and operating nuclear reactors will also increase.


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