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Nuclear Law : The Global Debate

Publication year: 2022

ISBN: 978-94-6265-495-2

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This open access book traces the journey of nuclear law: its origins, how it has developed, where it is now, and where it is headed. As a discipline, this highly specialized body of law makes it possible for us to benefit from the life-saving applications of nuclear science and technology, including diagnosing cancer as well as avoiding and mitigating the effects of climate change. This book seeks to give readers a glimpse into the future of nuclear law, science and technology. It intends to provoke thought and discussion about how we can maximize the benefits and minimize the risks inherent in nuclear science and technology. This compilation of essays presents a global view in discipline as well as in geography.

Subject: Law and Criminology, Sources and Subjects of International Law, International Organizations, Nuclear Energy, Public International Law, International Environmental Law, Environmental Policy, Administrative Law, Nuclear Law, Nuclear safety, Radioactive waste, Radiation exposure, Nuclear security, Safeguards, Nuclear liability, Nuclear technology, Sustainable Development Goals, Climate Change, Nuclear New Build