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1:00 PM
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Gaining a Social License to Operate (SLO) for Radioactive Waste

November 13, 2018 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Disposal of radioactive waste remains a contentious issue around the world. Many would argue that it is almost impossible to gain a social licence to operate (SLO) for the disposal of such a waste product. However, in light of the recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report and the challenge of decarbonizing the world’s energy supply, nuclear power with its low carbon and baseload appeal, has the potential to provide significant input into the transition. The discussion will share practical socio-psychological approaches to science and technology acceptance and their application to radioactive waste, investigate issues of procedural and distributive... [more]

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