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The nuclear question, an issue to debate

Colin Lacey

The nuclear question, an issue to debate

by Colin Lacey

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Published by Tressell Publications in [Brighton, England .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear energy.,
  • Nuclear disarmament.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [27]

    Statement[written by Colin Lacey and illustrated by Pauline Jay].
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[27] p. :
    Number of Pages27
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18321407M
    ISBN 100907586023
    OCLC/WorldCa16535909

    This book is structured as a debate between the authors on the subject of nuclear proliferation. Waltz “argues that because nuclear weapons ‘will never the less spread,’ the end result will be stabilizing. On May 3, , renewable energy expert Professor Daniel Kammen of the University of California Berkeley debated nuclear power advocate Lauri Muranen, executive director of the World Energy Council, Finland, on the question: 'Is nuclear power the answer to climate change?' The event, part of the Einaudi Center's annual Lund Critical Debate Series, was moderated by Cornell law and anthropology.

      While many attempts have been made to resolve this issue, such as providing information and education on nuclear energy, the radiophobia seems to . The chapters here also address the rapid pace of technological, political and climatic developments, in relation to nuclear disarmament, and how they add to the complexity of the issue. Taking care to unite the different tribes in the debate, this book provides a community of dissent at a time when academic tribalism all too often prevents.

      In the final months of the presidential campaign, the question of what the United States should be doing to address the threat of nuclear terrorism became a compelling issue. Both contenders—John Kerry and George W. Bush—declared in their first debate that nuclear terrorism is the “single most serious threat to the national security.   A Book Attacks Nuclear Power. By Thomas Lask described as a book “that confronts the social and political fallout from nuclear. energy.” The book, which has stirred up .


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