TITLE

The Nuclear Option

PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
Onearth;Spring2006, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses on the energy issues involving global warming and the use of nuclear power. It states that nuclear reactors produce electricity by splitting atoms, so the plants themselves do not emit greenhouse gases which help contain global warming. Director of National Resources Defense Counsel's nuclear program Thomas Cochran answers whether nuclear power solves global warming. A study found that nuclear power plants can yield more electricity than coal-fired or natural gas-fired plants.
ACCESSION #
20692460

 

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