Nuclear Waste in the Anthropocene: Uncertainties and Unforeseeable Timescales in the Disposal of Nuclear Waste

  title={Nuclear Waste in the Anthropocene: Uncertainties and Unforeseeable Timescales in the Disposal of Nuclear Waste},
  author={Achim Brunnengr{\"a}ber and Christoph G{\"o}rg},
  journal={Gaia-ecological Perspectives for Science and Society},
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Deep Time Reckoning highlights that humanity must find new ways to inspire and structure temporal thinking when dealing with the contemporary crisis of the 'Anthropocene'.
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The Wicked Problem of Long Term Radioactive Waste Governance
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  • Education
    Energiepolitik und Klimaschutz. Energy Policy and Climate Protection
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The disposal of high-level radioactive waste deals with new challenges that can be classified as wicked problems. In the following, the article presents ten central characteristics of wicked problems
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Challenges for Social-Ecological Transformations: Contributions from Social and Political Ecology
Transformation has become a major topic of sustainability research. This opens up new perspectives, but at the same time, runs the danger to convert into a new critical orthodoxy which narrows down