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The politics of nuclear energy in China

Yi-Chong Xu

The politics of nuclear energy in China

by Yi-Chong Xu

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, New York, NY .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementXu Yi-chong
SeriesEnergy, climate, and the environment
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD9698.C62 X8 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24438749M
ISBN 109780230228900
LC Control Number2010027572
OCLC/WorldCa635463510

  China’s voracious appetite for new nuclear power plants has helped to slow the decline in recent years of an ailing nuclear energy industry long dominated by the United States and Europe. From a. This book ex-amines the responses of public officials in three leading European nations -- the Federal Republic of Germany, France, and the Netherlands -- to the energy crisis. As the study shows, the proposed energy programs in the three countries shared remarkable similarities; yet the policy outcomes were very different.

Review(s) of: The politics of nuclear energy in China, by Xu Yi-chong, Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan, xiv + pp. pounds/US$ (hardcover). Nuclear energy- .   Russia and China Could Dominate the Nuclear Industry, Thwarting U.S. Geopolitical Goals Although nuclear energy seems to be in secular decline in .

  Dan Yurman presents his worldwide review of nuclear’s prospects. 19 nations are covered. He explains while some countries are planning to scale down nuclear, like South Korea and France, some are increasing investment, like China. Others remain stuck over policy, pricing, financing and politics (e.g. Japan, the U.S.). Exporters of plants, led by Russia, are Author: Dan Yurman.   Other Republicans, including Secretary of Energy Rick Perry, Sen. Kevin Cramer (R-ND), and Rep. Darin LaHood (R-IL), have called for action to .


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The book is about the politics of nuclear energy development in China and seeks to understand the constellation of political forces in China that shaped its nuclear energy development. It is organised around five topics: who decides (politics); who pays (economics); whose technology; how to fuel it; and who cares (environment).

It concludes in. "A rapid development of nuclear energy depends on standardization and localization of technology" (p. This is true for today's China, just as a standardized reactor design was for France in the s (p.).

Both countries sought energy security and to improve the quality of life for their citizens.4/5(1). One byproduct of the production of nuclear energy is the production of plutonium, which can be used to create nuclear weapons.

Several countries, including France, have used their nuclear energy programs as a springboard to the creation of nuclear weapons, and there is global concern that other nations could follow suit if nuclear power plants. "China has the intention to build nuclear plants between now and or so, and that will put them ahead of the U.S.

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New Book On China’s Commercial Energy Industry. China is on course to lead the world in the deployment of nuclear power technology by Should it succeed, China will assume global leadership in nuclear technology development, industrial capacity, and nuclear energy governance. Inthe China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) was established.

On 8 FebruaryChina issued its first nuclear power plan, and the Institute (now called Shanghai Nuclear Engineering Research and Design Institute) was founded. On 15 DecemberChina's first nuclear power reactor, a MWe PWR at the Qinshan Nuclear Power Plant, was connected to the grid.

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While other countries have scaled back on atomic energy in the wake of the Fukushima. About the Author Pamela M. Barnes is Jean Monnet Chair ad personam in European Political Integration, Associate Lecturer at Lincoln International Business School, University of Lincoln, UK, and Research Associate at EU-Asia Institute, ESSCA School of Management in Angers, France.

"A rapid development of nuclear energy depends on standardization and localization of technology" (p. This is true for today's China, just as a standardized reactor design was 4/5. Explores the history and challenges?of nuclear energy development in China, across five main areas: politics, economics, environment, technology transfer and the nuclear fuel cycle.

It emphasizes the political challenges in developing a set of long-term national strategies to ensure speedy, safe and secure nuclear energy development.This chapter discusses the laws, regulations, and organization of nuclear energy.

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