Concerns over climate change, energy security and energy demand has lead to a change in attitude towards accepting nuclear power as a means of generating energy. But with recent events in Fukishima still fresh in the mind it is evident there are still a number of issues surrounding this subject.
For May, we’ve selected Nuclear Power and the Environment as the Book of the Month which looks at the key aspects of this topic including public opinion, uranium availability, contaminated land, decommissioning and environmental protection.
Edited by renowned experts in environmental science, R M Harrison and R E Hester, the book gives a complete overview of the environmental implications of nuclear power at a level suitable for scientists and policy makers interested in the subject.
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