Why vs Why: Nuclear Power

Why vs Why: Nuclear Power

Why vs Why is a unique series of small books that tackle both sides of the hot topics that pop up to confront, confuse, and trouble everyone. Each book includes both sides of the debate on one hot topic. They’re written by two opposing experts in easy-to-follow language and format. The controversial topic debated in this book is: Nuclear Power, For or Against?


  • Pantera Press | 
  • 144 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781921997174 | 
  • November 2012

About the Authors

Ian Lowe

For decades, Ian Lowe AO has been recognised as a leading climate change scientist. He's president of the Australian Conservation Foundation, emeritus professor of science, technology and society at Griffith University, and an adjunct professor at Flinders and Sunshine Coast Universities. Ian has authored or co-authored 20 books, more than 50 book chapters and over 500 other publications or conference papers, with countless contributions to newspapers and other media. He's been a referee for the Inter-Governmental Panel on Climate Change, and attended the Geneva, Kyoto and Copenhagen conferences of the Framework Convention on Climate Change. Prof. Lowe has received a number of distinguished awards for his services to science, technology and environmental studies (including being made an Officer of the Order of Australia, awarded the Centenary Medal, the Eureka Prize and named Humanist of the Year). His contributions have also been recognised by the Prime Minister's Environment Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement and The Queensland Premier s Millennium Award for Excellence in Science. He is a fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering.

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Barry Brook

Barry Brook is a leading environmental scientist, holding the Sir Hubert Wilkins Chair of Climate Change at the University of Adelaide s Environment Institute. He s published three books, more than 150 refereed scientific papers and regularly writes popular articles for the media. Prof. Brook has received a number of distinguished awards for his research excellence (including the Australian Academy of Science Fenner Medal). His focus is on climate change, computational and statistical modelling, systems analysis for sustainable energy, and synergies between human impacts on the biosphere.

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