publication . Article . 2017

By accident or by design? Pushing global governance of nuclear safety

Behnam Taebi; Maximilian Mayer;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2017 Journal: Progress in Nuclear Energy, volume 99 (issn: 0149-1970, Copyright policy)
  • Country: Netherlands
Abstract
Abstract Nuclear safety governance should move towards a more robust regime including elements of international monitoring and verification. This is needed because nuclear energy production is likely to grow and new reactors will have different global dispersal, veering towards less experienced countries. In addition, there is growing interest in international and multilateral collaboration on disposal of mounting nuclear waste. Unlike existing improvements that came in response to nuclear disasters ( by accident) , it makes sense to implement all these elements at once ( by design) . While a comprehensive global governance regime must include elements of verifi...
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free text keywords: Global governance of safety, National sovereignty, Nuclear energy, Nuclear safety, Nuclear waste disposal, International security, Politics, Global governance, Business, International trade, business.industry, Corporate governance, Enforcement, Radioactive waste, Sovereignty
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