The developing world has better options than nuclear energy

27 de março de 2012

In discussions about nuclear energy, whether in the developing world or in industrial countries, the topics that generally dominate are cost, waste disposal, risk of accident, and weapons proliferation. This Roundtable introduces an additional dimension to the nuclear-power conversation: developing countries' need for economic development and the energy that such development requires.

This essay is part of the Roundtable series hosted by the Bulletin of Atomic ScientistsNUCLEAR OPTION: THE DEVELOPING WORLD WEIGHS ENERGY NEEDS AND SECURITY RISKS.