ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Fukushima: Consequences of Systemic Problems in Nuclear Plant Design

The existing systemic uncertainty affecting nuclear power plant design the world over raises the question of whether society is willing to continue with a never-ending learning process, with potentially high adverse consequences - both to humans and to the environment. Developing new designs will not lead to improved nuclear safety but will simply maintain the technological lock-in put in place by the civilian nuclear industry.

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