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Nuclear energy: the issues now.

Williams, Roger

Nuclear energy: the issues now.

by Williams, Roger

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Published by Manchester Statistical Society in Manchester .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Paper read before the Society 12 January 1982.

ContributionsManchester Statistical Society.
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Open LibraryOL13759892M

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Chapters 2.Low-carbon electricity, with serious economic and safety issues. Low-carbon electricity, with serious economic and safety issues. In the s and 80s, more than a hundred nuclear reactors were built in the United States. They promised abundant, safe, “clean” energy, free from the pollution.