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    Behnam Taebi & Jan Leen Kloosterman (2008). To Recycle or Not to Recycle? An Intergenerational Approach to Nuclear Fuel Cycles. Science and Engineering Ethics 14 (2):177-200.
    This paper approaches the choice between the open and closed nuclear fuel cycles as a matter of intergenerational justice, by revealing the value conflicts in the production of nuclear energy. The closed fuel cycle improve sustainability in terms of the supply certainty of uranium and involves less long-term radiological risks and proliferation concerns. However, it compromises short-term public health and safety and security, due to the separation of plutonium. The trade-offs in nuclear energy are reducible to a chief trade-off between (...)
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    Behnam Taebi (2011). The Morally Desirable Option for Nuclear Power Production. Philosophy and Technology 24 (2):169-192.
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    Behnam Taebi (2012). Multinational Nuclear Waste Repositories and Their Complex Issues of Justice. Ethics, Policy and Environment 15 (1):57 - 62.
    Ethics, Policy & Environment, Volume 15, Issue 1, Page 57-62, March 2012.
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    Behnam Taebi & William E. Kastenberg (forthcoming). Teaching Engineering Ethics to PhD Students: A Berkeley–Delft Initiative. Science and Engineering Ethics:1-8.
    A joint effort by the University of California at Berkeley and Delft University of Technology to develop a graduate engineering ethics course for PhD students encountered two types of challenges: academic and institutional. Academically, long-term collaborative research efforts between engineering and philosophy faculty members might be needed before successful engineering ethics courses can be initiated; the teaching of ethics to engineering graduate students and collaborative research need to go hand-in-hand. Institutionally, both bottom-up approaches at the level of the faculty and (...)
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    Marloes Dignum, Aad Correljé, Eefje Cuppen, Udo Pesch & Behnam Taebi (forthcoming). Contested Technologies and Design for Values: The Case of Shale Gas. Science and Engineering Ethics.
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  6. Behnam Taebi & Sabine Roeser (eds.) (2015). The Ethics of Nuclear Energy: Risk, Justice, and Democracy in the Post-Fukushima Era. Cambridge University Press.
    Despite the nuclear accident at the Fukushima Daiichi plant in Japan, a growing number of countries are interested in expanding or introducing nuclear energy. However, nuclear energy production and nuclear waste disposal give rise to pressing ethical questions that society needs to face. This book takes up this challenge with essays by an international team of scholars focusing on the key issues of risk, justice, and democracy. The essays consider a range of ethical issues, including radiological protection, the influence of (...)
     
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