Pros And Cons Of Nuclear Power

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HKU SPACE Community College Higher Diploma Programmes English for Academic and Professional Purpose Part I Assignment 2 Nuclear Power : Enough is Enough? Prepared by Class 13 Cheung Chin Yuen, Elvis (10618574) Lo Kwun Hin, Jordan (10618519) Leung Ka Fai, Simon (10618659) Yeung Tak Ki, Gregory (10617893) Table of Content: Introduction Page 2 Complex disadvantages of using nuclear power (by Elvis) Page 3 Nuclear is the replacement of fossil fuel in the future? (by Jordan) Page 4 Nuclear power, the future of electricity? (by Simon) Page 5 Risk of using nuclear…show more content…
Contamination and fatal disease cause by radiation, greenhouse effect. There have been more than one nuclear reactors that have fizzled and been shutdown that are still in region. These surrendered reactors are taking up basic reach space, could be degrading the zones fusing them, yet are regularly preposterously weak, making it hard to be cleared. This paper will show the foremost pros and cons that nuclear power contained, to see nuclear power whether worth to use and…show more content…
First, the number of radioactive waste are more than 2,000 metric tons (as cited in Andrews A,2004,p. 3). Deep and hidden location is needed for waste disposal, like Yucca Mountain. Also, Mining and of radioactive elements like uranium highly cause respiratory disease, water contamination. Also, heat wave will be produced by burning water in reactor which lead to climate change (as cited in World Information Service on Energy, 2005, p. 9,16) .Worst still, if there is a fallout of reactor, a wide range of area will be affected by radiation. Chernobyl nuclear disaster cause more than 10,000 kilometers of agricultural land and forests unavailable. It shows how the misuse of nuclear power leading to critical disaster (as cited in Berlin, Brussels, Kiev, 2006, p.
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