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Nuclear roulette : the truth about the most dangerous energy source on earth / Gar Smith ; foreword by Jerry Mander and Ernest Callenbach.

Smith, Gar (Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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Summary:

Smith (editor emeritus, Earth Island journal), who can be found living a solar-assisted lifestyle in Berkeley, CA, argues a cogent case against nuclear energy as a "green" alternative to fossil fuels as claimed by the industry, and advocates public policy reforms supporting efficiency and renewables. He includes a list of major nuclear accidents, and damning post-Fukushima assessments of the safety of US reactors by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Annotation ©2013 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library 621.483 SMI 2012 (Text) 33892100042358 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 12/04/2012 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 160358434X
  • ISBN: 9781603584340 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 279 pages ; c 23cm.
  • Publisher: White River Junction, Vt. : Chelsea Green Pub., 2012.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary, etc.:
Smith (editor emeritus, Earth Island journal), who can be found living a solar-assisted lifestyle in Berkeley, CA, argues a cogent case against nuclear energy as a "green" alternative to fossil fuels as claimed by the industry, and advocates public policy reforms supporting efficiency and renewables. He includes a list of major nuclear accidents, and damning post-Fukushima assessments of the safety of US reactors by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Annotation ©2013 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Subject: Nuclear energy
Nuclear power plants > Risk assessment
Nuclear power plants > Accidents
Nuclear power plants > Natural disaster effects
Summary: Smith (editor emeritus, Earth Island journal), who can be found living a solar-assisted lifestyle in Berkeley, CA, argues a cogent case against nuclear energy as a "green" alternative to fossil fuels as claimed by the industry, and advocates public policy reforms supporting efficiency and renewables. He includes a list of major nuclear accidents, and damning post-Fukushima assessments of the safety of US reactors by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Annotation ©2013 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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