Overregullation and Other Problems of Nuclear Power

  • Richard Wilson

Abstract

As the world awaits the discussions and agreements at Kyoto, one fact stands out - that of all the alternate fuels nuclear power is alone in producing no appreciable particulate air pollution, not contributing global warming and, with a breeder reactor being able to produce power for 100,000 years at modest cost. The present problem is that the cost has risen considerably in the last 25 years and begins to approach the costs of some of the solar energy alternatives.

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard Wilson
    • 1
  1. 1.Harvard UniversityUSA

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