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No time to waste: Exploring timeprints of radioactive waste management options in Belgium
Frenay, Sacha; Parotte, Céline
2022In TATuP - Zeitschrift für Technikfolgenabschätzung in Theorie und Praxis, 31 (3), p. 24-30
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Keywords :
timeprints; politics of time; radioactive waste management; nuclear pathways; nuclear program; belgium case study; living futures; timescapes; delphi inquiry; RWM options; geological disposal; eternal storage; radioactive waste identity; promise economy; trajectorism; multi-situated; tacit governance; nuclear governance; pathways
Abstract :
[en] Following the work of Barbara Adam (1998) and Ulrike Felt (2016), we draw particular attention to ‘timeprints’ in the assessment and selection of radioactive waste management (RWM) options. Using the example of Belgium, we identify four different timeprints mobilized (un)consciously by stakeholders when assessing RWM options, namely trajectorism, promise economy, radioactive waste identity, and multi-situated timeprints. We show that each of these timeprints has a significant impact on the RWM option to be considered and actively determines future radioactive waste management pathways in the form of ‘tacit governance’.
Research center :
Centre de recherches Spiral
Cité - ULiège
Disciplines :
Political science, public administration & international relations
Law, criminology & political science: Multidisciplinary, general & others
Engineering, computing & technology: Multidisciplinary, general & others
Social & behavioral sciences, psychology: Multidisciplinary, general & others
Author, co-author :
Frenay, Sacha ;  Université de Liège - ULiège > Département de science politique > Méthodologie, analyse et évaluation des politiques publiques ; ULiège - Université de Liège [BE] > Centre de Recherches Spiral, UR Cité
Parotte, Céline  ;  Université de Liège - ULiège > Cité
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Title :
No time to waste: Exploring timeprints of radioactive waste management options in Belgium
Alternative titles :
[fr] Pas de temps à perdre: explorer les empreintes temporelles des options de gestion à long terme des déchets radioactifs en Belgique
Publication date :
16 December 2022
Journal title :
TATuP - Zeitschrift für Technikfolgenabschätzung in Theorie und Praxis
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Oekom Publishers GmbH
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Funding text :
Data collected in 2019 with the funding support of ONDRAF/NIRAS-ULiege.
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