TITLE

Time for a reassessment

AUTHOR(S)
Nadis, Steven J.
PUB. DATE
February 1980
SOURCE
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Feb1980, Vol. 36 Issue 2, p37
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on issues concerning the increasing dependence on nuclear energy for producing electric power and as a potential energy source. Though nuclear energy is considered as a potential energy source to replace the dependence on imported oil, however widespread safety deficiencies in nuclear installations raises the possibility for eventual phase-out of nuclear power. The article report on nuclear power's limited overall potential as it cannot practically displace all the oil used for generating purposes like transportation sectors and others.
ACCESSION #
24226999

 

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