Sustainable Development and Nuclear Power

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Contents

Introduction

The Energy Challenge

- Agenda 21 and Energy
- Environmental Releases
- Energy Mix Strategies
- The Nuclear Power Potential

Nuclear Power Facts

- Radiation and Toxic Pollutant Effects
- Safety and Severe Accidents
- Non-proliferation

Nuclear Power Advantages

- Limited Environmental Impacts
- Small Waste Quantities
- Security of Supply
- External Costs of Energy Generation
- A Wide Range of Applications

Conclusion

The Salient Points

Annex I:  The DECADES Project

Annex II:  Nuclear Power Case Studies

 

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