A discussion regarding nuclear energy, an important resource for the energy needs of the future.
# 98483 | 1,353 words | 4 sources | MLA | 2003 |
Published on Sep 28, 2007 in Environmental Studies (Air Pollution) , Physics (Matter and Energy) , Physics (Nuclear) , English (Persuasive Writing) , Hot Topics (General)
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This paper takes a look at nuclear energy. According to the paper, nuclear energy provides a cost-efficient, safe and reliable form of energy generation that is relatively clean. The paper goes on to discuss how nuclear energy does not contribute to the growing problem of global warming and climate change since this source does not emit any pollutants into the air.
From the Paper:"Lake (2001) argued that since nuclear waste is fully contained and very carefully dealt with, it is the best-managed waste on planet Earth. Furthermore, this author explained how the costs of storage and eventual disposal of nuclear waste are included in the cost of nuclear-produced electricity. In regard to long-term solutions for the storage of nuclear waste, the U.S. commercial nuclear energy industry plans for the development and licensing of an underground national repository for the waste's permanent disposal (Lake, 2001)."
Sample of Sources Used:
- Bayne, P. "Now, More Than Ever, America Needs Nuclear Energy." USA Today (Society for the Advancement of Education) (11/1993).
- Fischer, P. "Future Nuclear? New, But Not Clear." World Oil (9/2005).
- Keenan, C. "Nuclear Nightmare? The U.S. Depends on 103 Nuclear Reactors for Energy. Are They Sitting Ducks for Terrorists?" Science World (3/11/2002).
- Lake, J. "Symposium - Pros and Cons of Nuclear Power." Insight on the News (8/27/2001).
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