Nuclear Energy

Nuclear Energy - Hunter Sapp Geography 135 S First off to...

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Hunter Sapp June 26, 2011 Geography 135 S First off to begin, growth I believe is what has placed us into the current mess we inhabit. The largest growth and change for society in Europe came during the Industrial Revolution, which greatly changed the landscape and the daily lives of individuals. At this time there was tremendous expansion due to technological advancements which allowed for growth in all sectors, however this growth was quick, rapid, and compared to today’s standards they appear quite sloppy and reckless. Therefore, the energy needed for growth is growth only where necessary and growth which remodels and restructures the poor quality growth of the past. To be extensive, growth that does not further hurt the earth and or benefit few, but growth that is of the highest quality created to help all and not purely driven by profit. Currently within the European Union there is very contrasting views towards nuclear energy. As of January 2010, 16 of the 27 countries within the EU have 144 nuclear reactors, mainly in France, Germany, and the UK. However, in light of the recent
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This note was uploaded on 08/26/2011 for the course GEOGRAPHY 135 taught by Professor Staff during the Summer '11 term at UCSB.

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