2 edition of British Columbia public forum, nuclear power found in the catalog.
British Columbia public forum, nuclear power
Public Forum on Nuclear Power Vancouver 1973.
|Statement||sponsored by the Govt. of British Columbia.|
|LC Classifications||TK1078 .P8 1973|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||91 p. :|
|Number of Pages||91|
|LC Control Number||75322417|
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BC currently generates 86 of its electricity from hydroelectric power, and the potential exists to generate triple that. The nuclear industry argues that nuclear power is cheaper than coal-fired power or wind power - but an assessment in Ontario, based on the actual performance of reactors and the required return of capital, suggested that the realistic lifetime price of new nuclear power would be 20 centskWh, greater than wind or ted Reading Time: 5 mins.
Canada is a nuclear nation, but the country does not have the ultimate symbol of nuclear power: a weapons program of its own. Since the first atomic weapon was detonated inCanadians have debated not only the role of nuclear power in their uranium-rich land but also their countrys role in a nuclear Nuclear North investigates critical questions in these ongoing debates.
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The forum had been managed and organized by the utility company, who wanted to push the benefits of nuclear power, and advocated a generator in the community. That was my first experience of a public forum run by the utility companies, and it was an eye-opener. M. Ramana is the Simons Chair in Disarmament, Global and Human Security at the School of Public Policy and Global Affairs at UBC, and the author of The Power of Promise: Examining Nuclear.
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