A Background Briefing on Radioactive Pollution
by Wendy Oser and Molly Young Brown, M.Div.
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Summary: This article explores technical, biomedical, political, psychological, and moral dimensions of the radioactive pollution problem. It critiques some of the arguments and proposals offered by the nuclear industry. It proposes a comprehensive approach toward creating appropriate global policy, based on principles of "nuclear guardianship," and reports on movement in promising directions.
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Wendy Oser and Molly Young Brown edit and write for the Nuclear Guardianship Forum and other publications. They can be reached at Plutonium Free Future, P.O. Box 2589, Berkeley CA 94702.
This article was originally published as:
The Guardianship Ethic In Response to Radioactive Pollution:
A Meta Model for a Sustainable World.
in Current World Leaders International Issues
v. 38, No. 6, December, 1996
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