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Session 8

Energy: Nuclear, Coal, Crude, and Renewable??

Class Topics: 

  • Fossil Fuel Nation

  • Nuclear Power

  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission & the Cold War Legacy

  • Renewable Energy

  • Black Gold (Coal & Oil)

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Chapter 8, Environmental Politics & Policy

Assignment:      

Energy dependence versus independence and environmental quality. These are the issues at loggerheads with one another and at issue is now the nation's political and economic needs can be aligned with its environmental desires. Moreover when the two agendas collide, which one usually wins and why. Be prepared to knowledgably argue both perspectives.     

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