Nuclear Power at What Cost?

April 2013
Economic & Political Weekly;4/13/2013, Vol. 48 Issue 15, p17
Academic Journal
The author discusses the future of nuclear power in India and the balance between the environment and open-ended economic growth. Topics include the debates on the safety of nuclear plants and the impact of radiation on human health, the "eternal vigilance" required for the safe operation of nuclear power, and if India can rise to the challenge when other institutions and countries like Japan have fallen short. Other topics include India's development-energy treadmill and India's geopolitics.


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