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date: 16 October 2019

Energy Industries—Nuclear (China and India: Assessing Sustainability)  

Source:
Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability
Author(s):
Kenneth N. RICCIKenneth N. RICCI

While environmentalists, nuclear security experts, and the citizen populations of East Asian nations are concerned about nuclear waste, nuclear weapons proliferation, and reactor safety, Asian government leaders and economic analysts are promoting nuclear fission as one of the few practical alternatives to coal-powered electricity in a world where fossil fuels are causing increasingly serious problems. Long-term sustainability of nuclear-powered energy resources remains an open issue. ...

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