Power for peace, prosperity, and the environment

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The remarkable prosperity and standard of living enjoyed in the US is in large part linked to the use of energy. While high-energy use brings many benefits, it also causes environmental degradation. In the last decade, the potentially devastating effects of degradation of greenhouse gases have received worldwide attention. The tradeoff between sustaining a healthy environment and sustaining a healthy economy is a major challenge of the 21st century. In this paper, the authors explore some of the issues and focus particularly on the option of enhancing nuclear energy as a way to help sustain economic prosperity while decreasing pollution ... continued below

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EAGAN,ROBERT J.; BAKER,ARNOLD B. & SANDERS,THOMAS L. April 13, 2000.

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The remarkable prosperity and standard of living enjoyed in the US is in large part linked to the use of energy. While high-energy use brings many benefits, it also causes environmental degradation. In the last decade, the potentially devastating effects of degradation of greenhouse gases have received worldwide attention. The tradeoff between sustaining a healthy environment and sustaining a healthy economy is a major challenge of the 21st century. In this paper, the authors explore some of the issues and focus particularly on the option of enhancing nuclear energy as a way to help sustain economic prosperity while decreasing pollution of the atmosphere.

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INIS; OSTI as DE00754340

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  • Report No.: SAND99-2952C
  • Report No.: 0000033875-000
  • Grant Number: AC04-94AL85000
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 754340
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EAGAN,ROBERT J.; BAKER,ARNOLD B. & SANDERS,THOMAS L. Power for peace, prosperity, and the environment, article, April 13, 2000; Albuquerque, New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc706182/: accessed October 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.