Chernobyl

The book explores the significance of the accident within the Soviet Union, considers its impact on public confidence in nuclear power, and reviews what improvements are necessary in emergency planning throughout the rest of the world.

Chernobyl

Chernobyl

First published in 1989, Chernobyl: The Long Shadow offers a balanced review of what happened there, why and how it happened, and what the main lessons and implications of the accident are. It looks back on events during and after the disaster, in particular reviewing how it and the radiation fallout were dealt with in different countries and looks forward to how the incident might affect the nuclear power industry around the world. The book explores the significance of the accident within the Soviet Union, considers its impact on public confidence in nuclear power, and reviews what improvements are necessary in emergency planning throughout the rest of the world. It is written from an inter-disciplinary perspective; based on detailedscienctific research, which is described in non-specialist terms, it considers themes like attitudes to nuclear power and political reaction to the accident itself. It sets the Chernobyl accident into a proper context. Chernobyl: The Long Shadow will appeal to students and teachers of geography, environmental science, international politics, nuclear physics, and to anyone interested in current affairs and environmental problems.

More Books:

The Long Shadow of Nuclear Weapons
Language: en
Pages: 24
Authors: Ryūkichi Imai
Categories: Nuclear industry
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993 - Publisher:

Books about The Long Shadow of Nuclear Weapons
The NEBI Yearbook
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Ryūkichi Imai
Categories: Baltic States
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher:

Books about The NEBI Yearbook
Problems of Communism
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Ryūkichi Imai
Categories: Communism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1986 - Publisher:

Books about Problems of Communism
Historical Dictionary of Belarus
Language: en
Pages: 394
Authors: Vitali Silitski, Jan Zaprudnik
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: Historical Dictionaries of Eur

The political map of Eastern Europe changed dramatically in December 1991 when the leaders of Belarus, Russia, and Ukraine huddled together in a Bielavie?a Forest retreat and decided to dissolve the 15 union republics, which composed the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR). One of those republics was the Belorussian
Green Gone Wrong
Language: en
Pages: 262
Authors: Heather Rogers
Categories: Consumption (Economics)
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: Verso Trade

No Marketing Blurb

Popular All Time

Japan Runs Wild, 1942–1943
Jefferson and Hamilton
The New World
Operation Wide Receiver
Spearhead
MLK: An American Legacy
The Splendid and the Vile
999
The Daughters of Kobani
Stories of the American Revolution
Black Patriots and Loyalists
The Devil in the White City
A People's History of the United States
The Warmth of Other Suns
African Samurai
Killing Crazy Horse
Inseparable: The Original Siamese Twins and Their Rendezvous with American History
In the Garden of Beasts