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Equity and Duties to Future Generations: The Case of Yucca Mountain

Kristin Shrader‐Frechette

in Environmental Justice: Creating Equity, Reclaiming Democracy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195152036
eISBN:
9780199833665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195152034.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Using case studies focusing on the Yucca Mountain, Nevada Nuclear waste dump, the chapter analyzes the concepts of equal treatment, duties to future generations, and proxy consent. It also shows how ... More


Native Peoples and the Problem of Paternalism

Kristin Shrader‐Frechette

in Environmental Justice: Creating Equity, Reclaiming Democracy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195152036
eISBN:
9780199833665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195152034.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Using case studies focusing on Shell Oil drilling in Africa and on native American attempts to take U.S. hazardous and radioactive waste onto reservations, the chapter analyzes the concept of ... More


Introduction

Rosemary A. Joyce

in The Future of Nuclear Waste: What Art and Archaeology Can Tell Us about Securing the World's Most Hazardous Material

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190888138
eISBN:
9780190888176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190888138.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Contemporary and Public Archaeology

Providing an introduction to the planning process for the Waste Isolation Pilot Project and the marker design that continues to be the basis of nuclear waste repository proposals in the United ... More


Closing the Nuclear Fuel Cycle at Gorleben?: West Germany’s Energy Future in the Borderlands

Astrid M. Eckert

in West Germany and the Iron Curtain: Environment, Economy, and Culture in the Borderlands

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190690052
eISBN:
9780190690083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190690052.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

In 1977, the village of Gorleben in the border county of Lüchow-Dannenberg was nominated as the potential site of a nuclear waste reprocessing and storage facility. This chapter argues that the ... More


Where, How, and Why Will Nuclear Happen?: Nuclear “Renaissance” Discourses from Buyers and Suppliers Allison Macfarlane

Allison Macfarlane

in The Nuclear Renaissance and International Security

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804784177
eISBN:
9780804785303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784177.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter examines multiple discourses surrounding the acquisition of nuclear energy technology to illuminate the motivations and intentions of actors who will shape the future of the nuclear ... More


Deep Geological Disposal and Radioactive Time: Beckett, Bowen, Nirex and Onkalo

Adam Piette

in Cold War Legacies: Systems, Theory, Aesthetics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474409483
eISBN:
9781474426954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474409483.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter considers nuclear futurity and long-term radioactive half-life and decay as timescales of continuity that are figured in eerie and apocalyptic ways not only in fictions that engage with ... More


Pricing the Planet's Future: The Economics of Discounting in an Uncertain World

Christian Gollier

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148762
eISBN:
9781400845408
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148762.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Our path of economic development has generated a growing list of environmental problems including the disposal of nuclear waste, exhaustion of natural resources, loss of biodiversity, climate change, ... More


Federalism and the Tug of War Within

Erin Ryan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199737987
eISBN:
9780199918652
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737987.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book explores how constitutional interpreters struggle to reconcile the competing values that undergird American federalism, with real consequences for governance that requires local and ... More


Nuclear Power, Climate Change, and Energy Policy

Dieter Helm

in The Economics and Politics of Climate Change

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199573288
eISBN:
9780191808616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199573288.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines how the lessons of the past and the economic fundamentals play out for the design of nuclear energy policy and their relevance to climate change. It first considers these ... More


The Interjurisdictional Gray Area

Erin Ryan

in Federalism and the Tug of War Within

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199737987
eISBN:
9780199918652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737987.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Chapter Five probes the zone of jurisdictional overlap that belies the dual federalism ideal, where both the states and federal government hold legitimate regulatory interests or obligations. It ... More


Alchemical Transformations? Fictions of the Nuclear State after 1989

Daniel Grausam

in Cold War Legacies: Systems, Theory, Aesthetics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474409483
eISBN:
9781474426954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474409483.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

James Flint’s novel The Book of Ash (2004) is a book concerned with the toxic legacy of the Cold War and the literary challenge of representing the security state inherited from Thomas Pynchon. The ... More


The Future of Nuclear Waste: What Art and Archaeology Can Tell Us about Securing the World's Most Hazardous Material

Rosemary Joyce

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190888138
eISBN:
9780190888176
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190888138.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Contemporary and Public Archaeology

How can sites of waste disposal be marked to prevent contamination in the future? The United States government addressed this challenge in planning for nuclear waste repositories. Consulting with ... More


Glass Dissolution and Leaching

Bruce C. Bunker and William H. Casey

in The Aqueous Chemistry of Oxides

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199384259
eISBN:
9780197562987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199384259.003.0023
Subject:
Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry

Oxide glasses represent some of the most important and prevalent materials that we encounter in our daily lives. The glass industry in the United States ... More


The Ion Exchange Behavior of Oxides

Bruce C. Bunker and William H. Casey

in The Aqueous Chemistry of Oxides

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199384259
eISBN:
9780197562987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199384259.003.0017
Subject:
Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry

Oxides comprise the most common ion-exchange materials on our planet, with the clay minerals alone, formed by the weathering of rock, having a total mass ... More


West Germany and the Iron Curtain: Environment, Economy, and Culture in the Borderlands

Astrid M. Eckert

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190690052
eISBN:
9780190690083
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190690052.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

West Germany and the Iron Curtain takes a fresh look at the history of Cold War Germany and the German reunification process from the spatial perspective of the West German borderlands that emerged ... More


Peace

Rutger van Santen, Djan Khoe, and Bram Vermeer

in 2030: Technology That Will Change the World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195377170
eISBN:
9780197562680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195377170.003.0039
Subject:
Computer Science, History of Computer Science

A million people die every year as a result of war and terrorism. According to these statistics, armed conflict will cost another 20 million lives in the ... More


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