TITLE

Europe's Nuclear Disappointment

AUTHOR(S)
Yergin, Daniel
PUB. DATE
January 1978
SOURCE
New Republic;1/7/78, Vol. 178 Issue 1, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the reasons why European governments, the European Community and the International Energy Agency posted ambitious goals for nuclear capacity. Objective of reducing dependence on oil; Failure of several nuclear programs; Virtual moratorium on nuclear plant construction in Western Europe; Alternatives to nuclear energy available in Europe; Economic reasons for Europe's nuclear disappointment; Role played by public opposition to nuclear power in the failure nuclear projects.
ACCESSION #
11106308

 

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