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Enabling a Nuclear Revival — And Managing its Risks

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  • Malin, Martin Benjamin
  • Bunn, Matthew G.
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    Matthew Bunn and Martin B. Malin examine the conditions needed for nuclear energy to grow on a scale large enough for it to be a significant part of the world’s response to climate change. They consider the safety, security, nonproliferation, and waste management risks associated with such growth and recommend approaches to managing these risks. Bunn and Malin argue that although technological solutions may contribute to nuclear expansion in the coming decades, in the near term, creating the conditions for large-scale nuclear energy growth will require major international institutional innovation.

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    Paper provided by Harvard Kennedy School of Government in its series Scholarly Articles with number 8057323.

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    Date of creation: 2009
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    Publication status: Published in Innovations: Technology, Governance, Globalization
    Handle: RePEc:hrv:hksfac:8057323

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