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eBook The Silent bomb: A guide to the nuclear energy controversy ePub

by Peter Faulkner (Editor) - Foreword By Paul R. Ehrlich

  • ISBN: 0394722701
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  • Author: Peter Faulkner (Editor) - Foreword By Paul R. Ehrlich
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Vintage Books; 1st edition (1977)
  • Pages: 382
  • ePub book: 1235 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1434 kb
  • Other: lit mobi mbr lrf
  • Rating: 4.6
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The Silent Bomb book. Details (if other): Cancel. Thanks for telling us about the problem. The Silent Bomb: A Guide to the Nuclear Energy Controversy. by. Peter T. Faulkner.

If you suspect that the peacetime use of nuclear power is one of the greatest dangers facing the world today, although you can't prove it, The Silent Bomb will give you the facts and figures you need to argue your case. If you still don't know whether you are for or against nuclear reactors, this book should help you make up your mind.

The Silent bomb: a guide to the nuclear energy controversy.

Ehrlich’s book was read by many, and it drew needed attention to a crucial issue He presented his current perspective in a lecture at Stanford, From the Population Bomb to the Dominant Animal (54 min. on YouTube). 46 people found this helpful.

Ehrlich’s book was read by many, and it drew needed attention to a crucial issue. A taboo subject was let out of the closet, for a while. Others were inspired to write books. He presented his current perspective in a lecture at Stanford, From the Population Bomb to the Dominant Animal (54 min.

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Nuclear plants have a small environmental footprint and keep the air clean. They require only a small amount of fuel compared to gas or coal, and take up a fraction of the space required for wind and solar farms. The UK government estimates that Hinkley point C will generate approximately 7% of the UK's electricity10 (currently 2. TWh/yr) for 60 years, from a site area of less than 2km2

If you suspect that the peacetime use of nuclear power is one of the greatest dangers facing the world today, although you can't prove it, The Silent Bomb will give you the facts and figures you need to argue your case. If you still don't know whether you are for or against nuclear reactors, this book should help you make up your mind.