Nuclear Power and Proliferation Resistance

Securing Benefits, Limiting Risks

Global electricity demand is expected to increase by more than 50 percent by 2025 and nuclear power is a primary carbon-free energy source for meeting this extensive global energy expansion. At the same time, the technologies used in peaceful nuclear power programs overlap with those used in the production of fissionable material for nuclear weapons. This report examines technological steps that the US can take to enhance the proliferation resistance of nuclear power systems.
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A report by the Nuclear Energy Study Group of the American Physical Society Panel on Public Affairs
Author Biographies
Biographies of the authors of the report.