The Global Energy Situation in the Next Century and Its Implications for Nuclear Power

  • Peter Beck

Abstract

The nuclear industry expresses confidence (at least in public) that nuclear power will have a rosy and expanding future during the next century. Notwithstanding today’s bleak situation, it believes that energy demand will continue to increase, that, owing to the problems of climate change, use of fossil fuel will have to be curtailed and that the price of oil and gas is likely to rise as more unconventional resources come into play.

Keywords

Biomass Combustion Methane Dioxide Hydrate 

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Beck
    • 1
  1. 1.The Royal Institute of International AffairsLondonEngland

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