TITLE

Next-generation nuclear power in the UK: A challenge but not an impossibility

AUTHOR(S)
Saini, Angela
PUB. DATE
July 2014
SOURCE
MRS Bulletin;Jul2014, Vol. 39 Issue 7, p575
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article says that the British government is planning to develop nuclear power plants to reduce its dependence on fossil fuels, and to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 80% by 2050. It says that according to a report from by the Parliamentary Office of Science & Technology, nuclear power will help in reducing emissions. However, most of the nuclear power stations in Britain will close by 2023, and the government is considering to offer huge subsidies for the development of new plants.
ACCESSION #
97049975

 

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