Centre for International Law Podcasts

Nuclear Matters Ep 2: Fundamentals of Nuclear Safety

June 24, 2020

The CIL Nuclear Law and Policy Team is joined in conversation by Dr Charles D Ferguson, Director of Nuclear and Radiation Studies Board at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine and former President of the Federation of American Scientists. This episode touches on key nuclear safety concepts such as safety culture and defence-in-depth; the different reactor technologies and their safety features and safety concerns surrounding nuclear waste. This is the second of a four-part series on the fundamentals of nuclear safety, security and safeguards and their inter-relationships. 

Note: The opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the speaker(s) and do not represent the views of the Centre for International Law.


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