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Valuing the greenhouse gas emissions from nuclear power: A critical survey. Benjamin K. Sovacool

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Valuing the greenhouse gas emissions from nuclear power: A critical survey

Benjamin K. Sovacool
Energy Governance Program, Centre on Asia and Globalisation, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore, 469C Bukit Timah Road, Singapore 259772, Singapore (as of 2016: Science Policy Research Unit, University of Sussex, United Kingdom)

Received 25 February 2008, Accepted 21 April 2008, Available online 2 June 2008

link to original abstract: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301421508001997

Abstract

This article screens 103 lifecycle studies of greenhouse gas-equivalent emissions for nuclear power plants to identify a subset of the most current, original, and transparent studies.

It begins by briefly detailing the separate components of the nuclear fuel cycle before explaining the methodology of the survey and exploring the variance of lifecycle estimates. It calculates that while the range of emissions for nuclear energy over the lifetime of a plant, reported from qualified studies examined, is from 1.4 g…

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  1. 36 Global Warming Secrets That The Nuclear Industry Is Covering Up And Hiding, Most Costs Or Externalities Are Not Counted Or Included In Negative Climate Change And Negative Health Effects Caused By Ionizing Radiation
    http://www.agreenroadjournal.com/2016/09/36-global-warming-secrets-that-nuclear.html

    Comment by A Green Road Project | September 21, 2016 | Reply


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