White plumes of vapor slowly rising out of concrete chimneys — nuclear power plants have become almost banal landmarks within our energy landscapes, very much like electricity pylons or wind turbines. Yet, how exactly they work eludes most of us, despite their widespread use.
With its particularly low carbon emission for its energy output, we may easily understand why electricity produced from nuclear reactors are often heralded as necessary technologies in the fights against climate change.
– Hulme and the naturalizing discourse
– Hecht and the monumental aspect
– Macron and the nuclear renewal
– Yusoff + Cho and the racial entanglements
– Nuclear incidents