Essays about: "nuclear accidents"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 essays containing the words nuclear accidents.

  1. 1. The Nuclear Option : A Global Sustainability Appraisal of Civil Nuclear Energy

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för byggnadsteknik, energisystem och miljövetenskap

    Author : Sebastian Arnström; [2020]
    Keywords : nuclear power; solar power; wind power; sustainability; sustainable development; sustainable energy development; sustainability of nuclear power; nuclear accidents; nuclear weapons proliferation; nuclear fuel depletion;

    Abstract : Energy production systems are essential for human progress. They fuel the technologies that underpin economic growth and are prerequisite for efficient food production, education and healthcare. On the flip side, they also incur substantial eco-social costs. READ MORE

  2. 2. Risk perception and WTP in connection to radioactive substances in food products

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Malin Lokrantz; [2016]
    Keywords : risk perception; WTP; radioactive substances; food hazards; ordered probit model;

    Abstract : Nuclear power accidents can have severe impact on land, animals and people. The perception of risk connected to nuclear power has been a topic for research for decades. Sweden was heavily effected by the nuclear accident at Chernobyl nuclear power plant. Approximately five percent of the radionuclides that spread ended up on Swedish ground. READ MORE

  3. 3. Using Shared Priorities to Support Training of Nuclear Power Plant Control Room Crews

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för datavetenskapLinköpings universitet/Filosofiska fakulteten

    Author : Ellen Ekström; [2015]
    Keywords : Shared priorities; Nuclear safety; Team situation awareness; Team; Training;

    Abstract : Swedish nuclear power plant control room crews have training sessions in full scope simulators every year. These sessions are designed to prepare operators to cope with incidents and accidents. The aim is to develop operators’ knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to operate the nuclear power plant in a safe manner. READ MORE

  4. 4. Does nuclear power plants affect house prices? : a hedonic price model of Forsmark nuclear power plant

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Malin Lokrantz; [2014]
    Keywords : Hedonic pricing model; implicit prices; nuclear power;

    Abstract : Nuclear power plants existences have been well debated since the 70s (Swedish radiation safety authority, 2014). Accidents, risk and presence connected to nuclear power plants have been part of many studies around the world. READ MORE

  5. 5. Does a higher liability limit reduce the risk-taking of nuclear power plants?

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Martin Lundholm; Simon Ye; [2014]
    Keywords : Nuclear safety; Liability regulation; Liability insurance;

    Abstract : Risky industries, such as nuclear power plants, typically face a limited liability in the event of accidents. This has caused some concerns that owners would take excessive risks in order to increase short-term profits. An empirical study has been done on reactors in the U.S. READ MORE