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Before it's too late : a scientist's case for nuclear energy

Author: Bernard L Cohen
Publisher: New York : Plenum Press, ©1983.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A scientist examines the risks entailed in utilizing nuclear power.
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Cohen, Bernard Leonard, 1924-
Before it's too late.
New York : Plenum Press, ©1983
(OCoLC)644496600
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard L Cohen
ISBN: 0306414252 9780306414251
OCLC Number: 9619547
Description: xvi, 290 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Problems in public understanding --
How dangerous is radiation? --
The fearsome reactor meltdown accident --
Understanding risk --
Hazards of high-level radioactive waste: the great myth --
More on radioactive waste --
Plutonium and bombs --
Costs of nuclear power: The Achilles' Heel --
The solar dream --
What the polls tell us --
Questions from the audience --
A cry for help.
Responsibility: Bernard L. Cohen.

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A scientist examines the risks entailed in utilizing nuclear power.

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a bomb of abook

by barronvonsmallworld (WorldCat user published 2008-06-05) Poor Permalink
This scientist buys the argument of peak oil and limited low-sulfur coal. He scares us with dark cities, no jobs,and armed gangs on every corner. He states that we have only 16 years to convert or we will be "living in the stone age and reading books at night by candlelight. He also thinks that global...
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