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Nuclear energy and ethics

Nuclear energy and ethics

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Published by WCC Publications in Geneva .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear engineering -- Congresses.,
  • Nuclear power plants -- Safety measures -- Congresses.,
  • Nuclear power plants -- Environmental aspects -- Congresses.,
  • Nuclear energy -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Kristin Shrader-Frechette.
    ContributionsShrader-Frechette, K. S., World Council of Churches.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTK9006 .N747 1991
    The Physical Object
    Pagination233 p. :
    Number of Pages233
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1316123M
    ISBN 102825410357
    LC Control Number92188885

    alternative to carbon-based energy sources. As a contribution to the growing public debate about nuclear power development, this paper offers a set of insights into the social and ethical aspects of nuclear power development by drawing from published literature in the humanities and social Size: 1MB. Originally perceived as a cheap and plentiful source of power, the commercial use of nuclear energy has been controversial for decades. Worries about the dangers that nuclear plants and their radioactive waste posed to nearby communities grew over time, and plant construction in the United States virtually died after the early s. The disaster at Chernobyl only reinforced nuclear power.

    Nuclear energy politics: moralism vs. ethics. [Margaret N Maxey] Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: # Nuclear energy--Moral and ethical aspects\/span> \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0 schema. This book provides an authoritative reference on all aspects of the nuclear energy enterprise for both fission and fusion reactors. Featuring 22 peer-reviewed chapters by Available Formats: Hardcover eReference Book with Online Access.

    The Ethics of Nuclear Energy Despite the nuclear accident at the Fukushima Daiichi plant in Japan, a growing number of countries are interested in expanding or introducing nuclear energy. However, nuclear energy production and nuclear waste disposal give rise to pressing ethical questions that society needs to Size: KB.   There are some who take the position that we are never justified in using nuclear weapons. This view — call it nuclear pacifism — naturally leads to a policy of unilateral nuclear disarmament.. Since nuclear pacifism sees nuclear detonation for military purposes as inherently wrong, there’s no justifiable reason, on this view, to possess nuclear : Steve Hays.


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