Socioeconomic Studies

Presentations on Socio-Economic Studies

Thursday, September 7, 2000

Summary of Recent Work on Socio-Economic Studies

These are small-scale studies of the safety, economics, and environmental characteristics of introducing fusion power into the U.S. and global economy.

Perspectives on Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Energy Payback Ratios for Fusion Power

Paul J. Meier & Gerald L. Kulcinski
Fusion Technology Institute, University of Wisconsin, Madison WI

The Role of Fusion in a Long-Term, Global Energy Technology Strategy To Address Climate Change

John Clarke, Jae Edmonds & Sonny Kim
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

The Future of Fusion

John Sheffield
Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the Joint Institute for Energy and Environment at the University of Tennessee – ORNL TVA UT

Fusion Implementation Scenarios

John Schmidt
Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory