Updating International Nuclear Law

By Heinz Stockinger, John M. Van Dyke

Papers Derived from the Conference on the Human Right to a Safe and Healthful Environment and the Responsibilities Under International Law of Operators of Nuclear Facilities, held in Salzburg, Austria, October 20-23, 2005. Authors from a diverse range of professional and geographic backgrounds, including distinguished scholars, scientists, journalists and NGO representatives, three of whom are laureates of the Alternative Nobel Prize; A unique compilation of legal doctrines governing nuclear activities; Recommendations for new paths to adjust the law to match the dimensions of nuclear risks; An interdisciplinary approach resulting in cross-overs between research and civil action, politics and law-making; A multi-purpose tool for academics, activists, the media and decision-makers; A solid basis for intensifying the public debate on the future of nuclear power.

509 pages

Publication Date: 5/20/2007
Format: Paper
ISBN: 9789050956802