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The need to reduce carbon emissions has brought the debate over nuclear power to a head. Is it, as its detractors say, expensive, dangerous and inflexible? Or is it an opportunity to invest in a long term large-scale electricity source that will help win the battle against climate change? This book is an accessible primer on how nuclear power works, examining its costs and benefits as part of an electricity supply system, as well as the nuclear power industry's operating record.Also available:Embedded Generation - ISBN 9780852967744Flexible AC Transmission Systems (FACTS) - ISBN 9780852967713The Institution of Engineering and Technology is one of the world's leading professional societies for the engineering and technology community. The IET publishes more than 100 new titles every year; a rich mix of books, journals and magazines with a back catalogue of more than 350 books in 18 different subject areas including: -Power & Energy -Renewable Energy -Radar, Sonar & Navigation -Electromagnetics -Electrical Measurement -History of Technology -Technology Management
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J. Wood (full name and dates of birth and death unknown) was an English cricketer. Wood's batting style is unknown.
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