Nuclear Renaissance: Atoms to Power the Future
Publication Date: October 2008
Publisher(s): National Center for Policy Analysis (U.S.)
Keywords: nuclear energy; emissions; power plants
How will America meet its future energy needs? Rising demand for electricity, possible greenhouse gas legislation and U.S. dependence on foreign oil are some of the reasons for concern. These factors, combined with the high cost and relative unreliability of various other alternative energy sources, have forced policymakers to consider nuclear energy once again.