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What Will Work: Fighting Climate Change with Renewable Energy, Not Nuclear Power

Kristin Shrader-Frechette

Abstract

This book uses market data, scientific studies, and ethical analyses to show why we should pursue green energy and conservation, and not nuclear fission, to address global climate change. It also uncovers why the many problems with atomic power, and the many benefits of green energy and conservation, have been concealed from the public. Chapter 1 reveals how flawed science, poor ethics, short-term thinking, and special-interest influence have contributed to poor energy policies; to the failure to ad ... More

Keywords: energy efficiencies, renewable energy, nuclear fission, clean coal, climate change, nuclear power, greenhouse gas emissions, energy policy, energy ethics

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780199794638
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794638.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Kristin Shrader-Frechette, author
University of Notre Dame

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