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Nuclear power and the public.

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Published by University of Minnesota Press in Minneapolis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear power plants -- Environmental aspects -- Congresses,
  • Radioactivity -- Physiological effect -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHarry Foreman, editor.
    ContributionsForeman, Harry, 1915- ed., University of Minnesota.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTK1078 .N83
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 273 p.
    Number of Pages273
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4768403M
    ISBN 100816605815
    LC Control Number78139961

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Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Cited by: 9. This book grew out of projects funded by the Kentucky Human­ ities Council in and and by the Environmental Protec­ tion Agency in and As a result of the generosity of these two agencies, I was able to study the logical, methodological, and ethical assumptions inherent in the decision to utilize nuclear fission for.

This book grew out of projects funded by the Kentucky Human­ ities Council in and. and by the Environmental Protec­ tion Agency in and As a result of the generosity of these two agencies, I was able to study the logical, methodological, and ethical assumptions inherent in the Nuclear Power and Public Policy The Social Brand: Springer Netherlands.

These public protests are symptomatic of a general decline in public support for nuclear power in Japan, a country that derived about 30 percent of its electricity from nuclear power in Recent polls have suggested that somewhere between 41 and 54 percent of Japanese support scrapping, or reducing the numbers of, nuclear power plants (Kyodo Cited by: A unique feature of the study is a comparison between public views in the United States, where nuclear energy is resisted, and France, where nuclear energy appears to.

Nuclear power and the public, NEA News – No. 7 Figure 4: Attitudes in Finland towards the use of nuclear power since Source: Suomen Gallop Oy/TNS Gallop Oy/Finnish Energy Industries Federation.

% 60 50 40 30 20 10 0. Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, public support of nuclear energy – as a means of supplying electricity – has slumped to a historical low, internationally. Inas part of their annual Environment Poll, Gallup – who have tested on public support for nuclear energy since – reported for the first time that a majorityFile Size: KB.

A fairly good book on the politics and technology of nuclear power. the author is quite correct to point out that problems and dangers of nuclear power are overblown by the public just as the risks of climate catastrophe are underestimated by the public.

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Opinion polls show that public support for nuclear power has declined since the Fukushima crisis began, not only in Japan but also in other nations around the world. People oppose nuclear power for a variety of reasons, but the predominant concern is the perception that it is a risky by: Nuclear Power and the Public: Analysis of Collected Survey Research Barbara D.

Melber Battelle Memorial Institute, Human Affairs Research Centers, - Nuclear energy - pages. A unique feature of the study is a comparison between public views in the United States, where nuclear energy is resisted, and France, where nuclear energy appears to be embraced (France obtains about 80% of its electricity from nuclear power).Cited by: Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings Congresses: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Nuclear power and the public.

Garden City, N.Y., Anchor Books, [©]. Notes on contributors Author biography. Ramana is currently appointed jointly with the Nuclear Futures Laboratory and the Program on Science and Global Security, both at Princeton University, and works on the future of nuclear energy in the context of climate change and nuclear disarmament.

He is the author of The Power of Promise: Examining Nuclear Cited by: Nuclear Power provides a concise, up-to-date, accessible guide to the most controversial form of power generation.

The author includes a comprehensive description of the various methods for generating nuclear power and evaluates the political, strategic, environmental, economic, and emotional factors involved in each method.

The Legacy of Nuclear Power takes a historical and geographical perspective going back to the origins of these places and the ever changing relationship between local communities and the nuclear industry. The case studies are based on a variety of academic and policy sources and on conversations with a vast array of people over many years.

“Nuclear Power and the Public” is a much‐needed antidote to such stridently proclaimed inaccuracy. I strongly recommend this book to anyone who wishes to examine seriously the issues underlying the. nuclear energy, the energy stored in the nucleus of an atom and released through fission, fusion, or these processes a small amount of mass is converted to energy according to the relationship E = mc 2, where E is energy, m is mass, and c is the speed of light (see relativity).The most pressing problems concerning nuclear energy are the possibility of an.

In book: Cross-cultural risk perception: A survey of empirical studies, Chapter: Nuclear power and the public: A comparative study of risk perception in France and the United States, Publisher. isbn: oclc number: description: 1 online resource ( pages) contents: table of contents; basic information about reactors; discussion of bray's paper; ecological considerations in siting nuclear power plants: the problem of long-term biotic effects; the regulation of man-made radiation in the biosphere; effects of heated water from nuclear.

The March nuclear accident at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station in Japan affected both public opinion and government policies related to nuclear. NUCLEAR POWER AND THE PUBLIC 57 SUMMARY This study is an attempt to understand attitudes, perceptions, and behaviors with respect to nuclear power and several other technological risk sources.

All this, however, depends on overcoming an irrational dread among the public and many activists. The reality is that nuclear power is the safest form of energy humanity has ever used.

Mining. Explores public perceptions and preferences about nuclear waste management, power and technologies in the United States ; Offers a comprehensive treatment of the theories and literature, and most important is grounded in surveys in, and of people who live within 50 miles of major US nuclear waste facilities, as well as a national.

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Over the past decade we have come to rely more and more on government regulation to protect us from the hidden dangers. If youve ever thought nuclear power was a good idea, just read this book and youll be dissuaded. It is horrifying, killing people right now in the most horrific ways, and will be killing people for generations to comesome of the birth defects wont start to manifest until another 40 or 50 generations/5.

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American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer (); The Angry Genie: One Man's Walk Through the Nuclear Age (); The Atom Besieged: Extraparliamentary Dissent in France and Germany. Genre/Form: Legislation Safety regulations: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Rolph, Elizabeth S.

Nuclear power and the public safety. Lexington, Mass. Montgomery — who co-authored the book with Thomas Graham Jr. of the nuclear fuel technology company Lightbridge Corporation — answered a few questions about the book. Public fear of nuclear power is a limiting factor to its expanded use, but you write that such fears are overblown, borne of myths and “dark fairy tales from the fearful.

Few better illustrations of the workings of the various laws enunciated by Parkinson could be provided than the development of nuclear power and its replacement of fossil-fuelled power. In the decade or so after the Second World War, the future of nuclear power looked distinctly rosy.

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The public issues concern nuclear safety and the environment and the rights and opportunities for individuals and groups to protest about nuclear development. The book demonstrates that British civil nuclear power decision making had many shortcomings and concludes that it was hampered by outdated political and administrative attitudes and.

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Nuclear power and the public By M. Ramana, July 1, Opinion polls show that public support for nuclear power has declined since the Fukushima crisis began, not only in Japan but also in other nations around the world.

All of these developments have not been lost on the American public. Attitudes toward nuclear power have been changing. A variety of public opinion polls has shown that the public is now ready to accept a resurgence of nuclear power, and indeed expects it.

The stage truly seems to be set for "Nuclear Power: Act II.". The principal aim of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) in regulating the nuclear power industry is to provide for public safety. Nuclear power plants are allowed to be built and operated only after careful and detailed reviews at the design and construction stages have been conducted that show the plant and methods of operation meet.Today, nuclear fear is present even if people are unaware of the stories surrounding nuclear energy.

[1] Nuclear Media Content and Public Perception. For many years, public perception of nuclear power has become increasingly negative. [2] However, general public opinion of nuclear energy can be best described as ambivalent.Nuclear power and the public safety: a study in regulation by Rolph, Elizabeth S; Rand Corporation.

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