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Strategic and policy issues raised by the transition from thermal to fast nuclear systems.

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Published by Nuclear Energy Agency, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development in Paris .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear industry -- Government policy,
  • Nuclear energy

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesNuclear development
    ContributionsOECD Nuclear Energy Agency.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD9698.A2 S765 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination84 p. :
    Number of Pages84
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24008313M
    ISBN 109789264060647
    LC Control Number2009492527

    U.S. Strategic Nuclear Forces: Background, Developments, and Issues Congressional Research Service Summary During the Cold War, the U.S. nuclear arsenal contained many types of delivery vehicles for nuclear weapons. The longer range systems, which included long-range missiles based on U.S.   In early , the Nuclear Threat Initiative and the CSIS Proliferation Prevention Program launched the New Approaches to the Fuel Cycle (NAFC) project to develop an integrated approach to nuclear supply and demand that would improve the robustness of the nonproliferation regime without dampening the sustainability of nuclear energy.

    Internationalization of the Nuclear Fuel Cycle summarizes key issues and analyses of the topic, offers some criteria for evaluating options, and makes findings and recommendations to help the United States, the Russian Federation, and the international community reduce proliferation and other risks, as nuclear power is used more widely.   "Jonathan Schell has written a courageous book, a clarion call for the world to stop its drift toward 'nuclear anarchy'—which cannot occur absent a radical change in U. S. nuclear policy.”—Andrew J. Bacevich, author of The New American Militarism: How Cited by:

      The world is changing but not quite fast enough. The warming of the Earth, caused by rising greenhouse gas emissions, has raised enough concern among the political leaders of . Challenges that countries face when introducing or expanding a nuclear power programme were discussed at an IAEA meeting in Vienna last week. Among them are developing a regulatory and legal framework, establishing an effective owner/operator organization, involving all stakeholders to build public confidence in nuclear power, and training a well-qualified workforce.


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[OECD Nuclear Energy Agency.; Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.;] -- The renewed interest in nuclear energy triggered by concerns about global climate change and security of supply could lead to substantial growth in nuclear electricity generation and.

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Moving from the current fleet of thermal neutron reactors to fast neutron systems will require many decades and extensive RD&D efforts. This book identifies and analyses key strategic and policy issues raised by such a transition, and provides guidance to decision makers on the best approaches for implementing transition scenarios.

Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more. Transition from thermal to fast neutron nuclear systems, NEA News – No.

15 decades. The transition from current fuel cycles to advanced fuel cycles obviously will be dependent on the maturity and availability of specific technolo-gies, as well as non-technical factors such as eco-nomics and various country-specific policies.

Strategic and Policy Issues Raised by the Transition from Thermal to Fast Nuclear Systems OECD and Nuclear Energy Agency Identifies and analyses key strategic and policy issues raised by a transition from thermal neutron reactors to fast neutron reactors, and provides guidance to decision makers on the best approaches for implementation.

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nuclear forces, the Nuclear Posture Review noted that “the fundamental role of U.S. nuclear weapons, which will continue as long as nuclear weapons.

Strategic Nuclear Sharing (Global Issues) th Edition by J. Schofield (Author) ISBN Cited by: 1. The world has entered a second nuclear age shaped by rising nuclear states and military technologies. Gregory Koblentz argues that the United States should work with the other nuclear-armed states.

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Kruschke, Byron M. Jackson. The Air Force has also begun to retire the nuclear-armed cruise missiles carried by B bombers, leaving only about half the B fleet equipped to carry nuclear weapons.

Congress has reviewed the Bush Administration’s plans for U.S. strategic nuclear forces during the annual authorization and appropriations process. Download the Report Purchase a print version The role that nuclear weapons play in international security has changed since the end of the Cold War, but the need to maintain and replenish the human infrastructure for supporting nuclear capabilities and dealing with the multitude of nuclear challenges remains essential.

Recognizing this challenge, CSIS launched the Project on Nuclear Issues. This book seeks to provide a comprehensive analysis of the basic issues of American nuclear strategy and force requirements. Strategic nuclear weapons play a central and controversial role in protecting U.S.

interests. They are commonly believed to provide important benefits, by reducing the. Transforming the U.S. Strategic Posture and Weapons Complex for Transition to a Nuclear Weapons-Free World PrePared by the Nuclear Weapons Complex Consolidation (NWCC) Policy Network. The section “Effects on Strategic Stability” begins by defining that stability in the strategic nuclear relationship between the United States and the Russian Federation depends upon the assured capability of each side to deliver a sufficient number of nuclear warheads to inflict unacceptable damage on the other side, even with an opponent attempting a disarming first strike.

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