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Zia Mian and Alexander GlaserLife in a Nuclear Powered Crowd Dual Use:Nuclear Power and Nuclear Weapons 6 6 INESAP Information Bulletin No.26, June 20066 ered countries. We assume continuedgy, using low-enriched fuel based onclear-weapon-usable material. Thisreactor-fleet, however, would requirenational crises. Irans plan for itsnuclear power, Iran might operate en-ty of almost 3,000 tSWU/yr. For com-clear weapon a year. Similarly, more countries mayworld. With respect to proliferationimagined by some today, we will haveto go to war. FIGURE 1: Hypothetical distribution of enrichment capacities for a 1,500 GW(e) nuclear world, in which 56 countries operate comactors and 16 countries operate large-scale uranium enrichment facilities with a global capacity of 225,000 tSWU per year. Note that only 5 tSWU suf-fice to produce sufficient highly enriched uranium for one nuclear weapon a year. Zia Mian and Alexander Glaser 7 7 INESAP Information Bulletin No.26, June 2006 Nuclear Power and Climatedirectly (FUDs) in industry, transporta-electricity. But coal is very abundantgy, with predictions of a doubling of theexists. However, compared to FUDs,2006 report by the UK governmentsclear energy; nuclear energys need forand lastly, the security and safety risksnuclear energy in any country. mark, while solar-thermal and photo-energy in all sectors of modern society.these steps have to be taken swiftly.With every year that passes withoutcy become ever greater.with nuclear technology. ParticularlyWe have not found and, based oncost, safety, waste, and proliferation.Žaccident occurred in the U.S. or Wes-pensive and inflexible technology, andlegacy, there would be no significanttechnology, as representing the future. Life in a Nuclear Powered Crowd

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Dual UseNuclear Power and Nuclear Weapons 6 6 INESAP Information Bulletin No26 June 20066 ered countries We assume continuedgy using lowenriched fuel based onclearweaponusable material Thisre ID: 173491 Download Pdf

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