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An informed look at the myths and fears surrounding nuclear energy, and a practical, politically realistic solution to global warming and our energy needs. Faced by the world's oil shortages and curious about alternative energy sources, Gwyneth Cravens skeptically sets out to find the truth about nuclear energy. Her conclusion: it is a totally viable and practical solution to global warming. In the end, we see that if we are to care for subsequent generations, embracing nuclear energy is an ethical imperative.

About the Author

Gwyneth Cravens has written about science and public health for The New York Times, Harper's, and The Washington Post. She was an editor at The New Yorker and at Harper's, and has published three novels: The Black Death, Heart's Desire, and Love and Work. This is her first work of nonfiction.

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ISBN:
9780307385871
Author:
Cravens, Gwyneth
Publisher:
Vintage Books USA
Introduction by:
Rhodes, Richard
Introduction:
Rhodes, Richard
Author:
Gwyneth Cravens Introduction by Richard Rhodes
Author:
Rhodes, Richard
Subject:
Nuclear Physics
Subject:
Energy
Subject:
Power Resources - Nuclear
Subject:
Nuclear power plants
Subject:
Nuclear engineering
Subject:
Nuclear power plants -- United States.
Subject:
Nuclear engineering -- United States.
Subject:
Energy-Nuclear Engineering
Subject:
nuclear energy;nuclear power
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage
Publication Date:
20081031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
19 ILLUSTRATIONS
Pages:
464
Dimensions:
8 x 5.15 x 0.9 in 0.95 lb

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