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New publication "Challenges of Nuclear Waste Governance"

Challenges of Nuclear Waste Governance

Challenges of Nuclear Waste Governance

News vom 16.04.2018

Challenges of Nuclear Waste Governance

This is volume two of a comparative analysis of nuclear waste governance and public participation in decision-making regarding the storage and siting of high-level radioactive waste and spent fuel in different countries. The contributors examine both the historical and current approaches countries have taken to address the wicked challenge of nuclear waste governance. The analyses discuss the regulations, technology choices, safety criteria, costs and financing issues, compensation schemes, institutional structures, and approaches to public participation found in each country. 

• Technical, Political, and Socio-Economic Challenges
of Nuclear Waste Governance
• “The Big 4” – China, Russia, South Korea and Japan
• The Eastern European Countries
• Nuclear Waste Governance in Argentina, Brazil,
Canada, and South Africa

Target Groups
Energy (policy) experts, nuclear energy experts and practitioners, political and social scientists, economists, engineers, decision makers and consultants, civil society organizations

The Editors
Achim Brunnengräber, Maria Rosaria Di Nucci, Ana María Isidoro Losada, Lutz Mez, Environmental Policy Research Centre, Freie Universität Berlin, and Miranda A. Schreurs, Bavarian School of Public Policy, Technical University of Munich, were members of the project “Multi Level Governance-Perspective on Nuclear Waste Disposal” within the research platform ENTRIA (2013–2017).


ISBN 978-3-658-21440-1
9 783658 214401
Energiepolitik und Klimaschutz
Energy Policy and Climate Protection