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Nuclear Britain

Peter Bunyard

Nuclear Britain

by Peter Bunyard

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Published by New English Library/Times Mirror in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Nuclear industry -- Great Britain.,
    • Nuclear industry -- Environmental aspects -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 207.

      StatementPeter Bunyard.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9698.G72 B77 1981
      The Physical Object
      Pagination207 p. ;
      Number of Pages207
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3870370M
      ISBN 100450051080
      LC Control Number81193217
      OCLC/WorldCa8953965

        Nuclear power still has a “key role” in keeping Britain’s lights on and reducing carbon emissions, the new UK energy minister has said, rejecting suggestions that the government was cooling.   The advent of the atomic bomb, the social and cultural impact of nuclear science, and the history of the British nuclear state after is a complex and contested story. British Nuclear Culture is an important survey that offers a new interpretation of the nuclear century by tracing the tensions between 'official' and 'unofficial' nuclear narratives in British culture. In this book, Jonathan.

      Her colleague at RUSI, Tom Plant, also notes that Britain’s Trident submarines – armed with nuclear warheads – are currently at a readiness state of several days’ “notice to fire”.   The go-ahead for Britain’s first new nuclear power station in 20 years, Hinkley Point C, marks a major change of policy. This book traces the UK’s nuclear energy history, from the optimism of the s, through the disillusionment of the s to a new role for nuclear in the 21st century/5(11).

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