TITLE

Is Fukushima the new normal for nuclear reactors?

AUTHOR(S)
Sovacool, Benjamin
PUB. DATE
November 2013
SOURCE
Chain Reaction;Nov2013, Issue 119, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article questions whether nuclear energy can be truly safe in the wake of the Fukushima nuclear power plant crisis. Three reasons are given to show that nuclear accidents happen more often than believed. These evidence include operator errors that accidents usually start small and that failures are more of those of organisations than technology. Other topics discussed include nuclear accidents, problems with new designs, and electric market restructuring.
ACCESSION #
91831415

 

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