Environment and Nuclear Energy

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

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Summary of the Conference

  3. Basic Requirements For An Acceptable Nuclear Energy Future

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 31-31
    2. Hans A. Bethe
      Pages 39-41
    3. Edward Teller
      Pages 47-52
    4. Gary M. Holahan
      Pages 53-56
  4. Global Energy Challenges Arising From the Demands Of Industrialization Of the Regions With Large Populations

  5. Nuclear Energy: Economic, Political, and Environmental Considerations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 163-163
    2. Juan Eibenschutz
      Pages 183-186
    3. Stefan Hirschberg
      Pages 187-216
  6. Energy Future of the World

  7. Back Matter
    Pages 237-238

About this book


Developed from the Global Foundation's International Conference on Environment and Nuclear Energy, held in October 1997, this volume examines the impact of nuclear energy on regional and global environmental issues under a variety of scenarios. These include competition in deregulated energy environments, constraints levied upon use of fossil energy, and possible expansion of nuclear power into energy sectors beyond the generation of electricity, process heat, and fuels production. It also assesses the overall role of nuclear energy in meeting future energy needs arising from growing world populations and economic development.


development electricity nuclear energy production sustainable development

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

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