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Fairness, risk and risk tolerance in the siting of a nuclear waste repository
Journal of Risk Research
In this paper, risk tolerance with regard to nuclear waste is investigated. It is shown that Swedish respondents did not readily accept a local high-level nuclear waste repository, contrary to claims based on polling data. The important role played in Sweden by misleading survey questions is pointed out and demonstrated on empirical data where formulations and procedures are varied. The acceptance of a local repository (measured as intention to vote in its favour in a local referendum) coulddoi:10.1080/136698701456040 fatcat:bhvjovb26zgpriqnare3mjlndu