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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


“We Are Black and White, Rich and Poor”: Crossing Boundaries, Remaking Louisiana

Peggy Frankland

in Women Pioneers of the Louisiana Environmental Movement

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037726
eISBN:
9781621039402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037726.003.0002
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter presents the stories of six women—Ann Williams, Rose Jackson, Marietta Herr, Ruth Shepherd, Theresa Robert, and Kay Gaudet—set against the backdrop of decades of racial segregation, the ... More


Discovering Dump Dangers: Unearthing Hazards in Hydrogeology

Kristin Shrader-Frechette

in Tainted: How Philosophy of Science Can Expose Bad Science

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199396412
eISBN:
9780199396436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199396412.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter gives a brief overview of logic, then explains why logic is the foundation of scientific analysis. Uncovering several logical fallacies in government hydrogeological studies, it ... More


NATO’s “Greening” in the Decade of Inflation

Simone Turchetti

in Greening the Alliance: The Diplomacy of NATO's Science and Environmental Initiatives

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226595658
eISBN:
9780226595825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226595825.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

During the 1970s both the CCMS and the Science Committee took environmentalism in their stride by promoting novel actions and research (on sea pollution, air quality, clean car engines and much ... More


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