Environmental Impacts of Renewable Energy Sources: Methodological Issues
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There is a burgeoning and increasingly sophisticated literature on the comparative environmental hazards of large-scale energy technologies. Much of its attention has focused on electricity production where comparisons are often made between the nuclear and non-nuclear alternatives such as coal(1). In spite of this attention, however, there are still major methodological and conceptual diffi-culties encountered in doing such studies(2).
KeywordsEnvironmental Impact Renewable Energy Source Fuel Cycle Uranium Mining Biogas Plant
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