TITLE

MELTING A REACTIVE ARGUMENT: LEGITIMISING NUCLEAR RISK AND THE CHERNOBYL LEGACY

AUTHOR(S)
Hopkins, Kerryn
PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
Social Alternatives;2007 Second Quarter, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines the arguments used by proponents to justify their promotion of nuclear energy production in Australia. These proponents use various techniques to legitimize the risks inherent with nuclear energy production. They believe that nuclear power will play a vital role in the sustainable energy future debate in the country. According to the federal government and other nuclear energy supporters, the nuclear option is an integral part of combating the global climate change crisis as a safe and clean alternative to fossil fuel-based energy production.
ACCESSION #
26314573

 

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