Articles | Volume 1
Conference Abstract
10 Nov 2021
Conference Abstract |  | 10 Nov 2021

Radioactive waste management ethics and public policy: a precautionary approach

Daniel Oross, Miklos Zala, and Eszter Matyas

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Short summary
The focus of the project is is on how to regulate risky technologies, old such as nuclear waste management and new (such as geoengineering). Thus, the project aims to contribute to a better understanding of the ethical, political, and socio-economic aspects of radioactive waste management-related risks. The goal of the project is to contribute to the current discussions on the case of the expansion of the Hungarian Nuclear Power Plant.