The Future of Nuclear Power


Subject:
Energy , Nuclear Power

Description:
This 2003 report "discusses the interrelated technical, economic, environmental, and political challenges facing a significant increase in global nuclear power utilization." The report finds "prospects for nuclear energy as an option are limited, by four unresolved problems: high relative costs; perceived adverse safety, environmental, and health effects; potential security risks stemming from proliferation; and unresolved challenges in long-term management of nuclear wastes." From the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Publisher:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Language:
English

Source:
http://web.mit.edu/nuclearpower/


PID= res:lii-27898