Presentation excerpts from the 8th Annual Public Affairs Forum policy-making seminar by M.V. Ramana, Associate Research Scholar, Nuclear Futures Laboratory and the Program on Science and Global Security, Woodrow Wilson School; Eric Larson, Research Engineer, Princeton Environmental Institute and Lecturer in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering; and Laura Kahn *02, Research Health Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson School and the WWS Program on Science and Global Security. In the aftermath of the Fukushima nuclear crisis, presenters discuss nuclear power technology, safety, waste disposal and public opinion, with a focus on electricity generation and environmental impact in New Jersey, "smart grid" technology, and an overview of the health risks and policy decisions associated with nuclear accidents.
Event Date: March 15, 2012
Program: Alumni Studies
Series: The Future of Nuclear Power, Spring 2012
Topic(s): Science & Engineering