Title: The UK nuclear option

Authors: Robert Hawley

Addresses: Summerfield, Rendcomb, Cirencester, Gloucestershire GL7 7HB, UK

Abstract: The UK faces the need to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions. A decision has yet to be made to replace its currently retiring nuclear reactors with modern reactors, yet time is pressing if the UK is to meet its emission target and ensure security of its future energy supply.

Keywords: nuclear power; nuclear energy; nuclear waste; nuclear economics; nuclear proliferation; UK energy policy; UK energy supply; greenhouse gas emissions.

DOI: 10.1504/IJGEI.2006.008382

International Journal of Global Energy Issues, 2006 Vol.25 No.1/2, pp.4 - 13

Available online: 15 Dec 2005 *

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