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Nuclear choice

Church of England. Board for Social Responsibility.

Nuclear choice

a Christian contribution to the debate on the fast breeder reactor.

by Church of England. Board for Social Responsibility.

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Published by CIO Publishing in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesAn occasional paper of the Board for Social Responsibility
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22423501M
ISBN 10071516547X
OCLC/WorldCa32826884

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Nuclear or Not? Choice for Our Energy Future documents the proceedings of a Royal Institution Forum held in October The Forum brought together the Friends of the Earth and the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority to discuss their opposing views concerning energy policy and nuclear power in the UK. With its ballistic missile and nuclear tests, North Korea is on the verge of a strategic breakout that could directly threaten the U.S. homeland. In Preventing North Korea’s Nuclear Breakout, Robert Litwak argues that the United States should pivot to serious diplomacy through a strategy of coercive engagement. A new conjunction of factors creates an opportunity to constrain the .


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