Extracting Uranium’s futures: Nuclear wastes, toxic temporalities, and uncertain decisions

@article{Kinsella2020ExtractingUF,
  title={Extracting Uranium’s futures: Nuclear wastes, toxic temporalities, and uncertain decisions},
  author={William J. Kinsella},
  journal={The Extractive Industries and Society},
  year={2020},
  volume={7},
  pages={524-534}
}
Abstract Civilian and military uses of nuclear energy have produced a legacy of high-level radioactive wastes posing threats of millennial duration, and their production continues despite the absence of viable disposal solutions. These materials extend the impact of decisions made today into a far distant future, raising difficult questions regarding intergenerational and intragenerational social justice, ethical responsibility, and collective decision-making. This essay critically reviews… Expand
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