Preparing the Ground for Renewal of Nuclear Power

  • Behram N. Kursunoglu
  • Stephan L. Mintz
  • Arnold Perlmutter

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages 1-18
  2. The Future of Nuclear Power

    1. Behram N. Kursunoglu
      Pages 19-21
  3. The 21st Century’s International Need for Nuclear Energy

  4. Observations on The Future of Nuclear Power and How to Get There

  5. Nuclear Competitiveness

  6. Social Acceptance

    1. Angelina S. Howard
      Pages 89-92
    2. Jacques de la Ferté
      Pages 93-94
    3. Richard Wilson
      Pages 95-105
  7. Durability: Resources and Environment

  8. Concluding Panel Summary of the Conference

  9. Back Matter
    Pages 197-198

About this book


This conference proceedings explores issues surrounding the replacement of existing nuclear power plants when they reach the end of their useful life. Topics covered include: Nuclear competitiveness regarding politics and power plant evolution; social acceptance regarding communication, information, waste, and safety proliferation; and durability regarding resources and effects on the environment.


cement communication development energy environment information iron nuclear energy plants power generation research safety structure sustainable development waste

Editors and affiliations

  • Behram N. Kursunoglu
    • 1
  • Stephan L. Mintz
    • 2
  • Arnold Perlmutter
    • 3
  1. 1.Global Foundation, Inc.Coral GablesUSA
  2. 2.Florida International UniversityMiamiUSA
  3. 3.University of MiamiCoral GablesUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Kluwer Academic / Plenum Publishers, New York 1999
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4613-7118-2
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4615-4679-5
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