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Nuclear energy and the environment

International Atomic Energy Agency.

Nuclear energy and the environment

addendum to the agency"s report to the economic and social council of the United Nations for 1969-70.

by International Atomic Energy Agency.

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Published by IAEA in Vienna .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination36p.
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14116116M

While making a major contribution to that debate, this book has value that extends well beyond the Swedish issue, to the careful and well-informed consideration of environmental and energy questions that industrialized nations and developing regions now face. It is essential for anyone interested in nuclear-power issues and climate change. Nuclear power is generated by splitting atoms to release the energy held at the core, or nucleus, of those atoms. This process, nuclear fission, generates heat that is directed to a cooling agent.

The goal of the book is to bring nuclear power to our readers as one of the promising energy sources that has a unique potential to meet energy demands with minimized environmental impact, near-zero carbon footprint, and competitive economics via robust potential by: 6. the global contexts for water and energy issues. associated environmental impacts. traditional and emerging energy options (fossil fuels, nuclear power, renewable energies) new approaches to providing clean water. the emerging role of energy storage. policy issues associated with water, energy, and environment. recommendations for moving forward.

Previous Book Next Book Nuclear Energy and the Environment. ACS Division of Nuclear Chemistry and Technology and ACS Division of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry. Roadmapping New Cleanup Technologies in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Environmental Management. John R. Wiley, and Edwin Przybylowicz. Chapter 4, pp 3 Nuclear power and the environment from an oil-fired plant include not only those from the direct burning of the oil, but also the effects of pumping the oil from the ground. In the same order of ideas, the effects from the manufacturing of material used in the generation of electricity (metals, concrete, etc) are also taken into account.


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