Questioning the safety and reliability of nuclear power: an assessment of nuclear incidents and accidents

Sovacool, Benjamin (2011) Questioning the safety and reliability of nuclear power: an assessment of nuclear incidents and accidents. GAIA, 20 (2). pp. 95-103. ISSN 0940-5550

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Abstract

In this article the author discusses aspects on the safety and reliability of nuclear power worldwide. He mentions that the said nuclear energy is considered to be the safest and cleanest source of modern electricity. However, the incident at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan have begun to question its role in energy production. He also points out that the historical record of nuclear accidents raises concern over the probability of nuclear disasters.

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: School of Business, Management and Economics > SPRU - Science Policy Research Unit
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Depositing User: Benjamin Sovacool
Date Deposited: 11 Dec 2015 14:53
Last Modified: 02 Jun 2016 15:05
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/58257
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