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A review of POR on Nuclear Energy in Canada

June 20, 2011


A review of publicly available data indicates that Canadians have been quite resilient in their support for nuclear and the most recent issues are unlikely to seriously dampen long-term support. We speculate that despite the potential for public opposition, an elite consensus around nuclear power may be reducing the mobilization of the underlying “safety” induced […]

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Short-Term Impacts of Disasters on Public Opinion: The Nuclear Issue

March 30, 2011


The evolving nuclear disaster in Japan raises an important question? How long do these events continue in our collective memory. Are they enduring or does our heightened fear give way to other salient issues? We can only give our attention to a limited set of issues so without constant reminders, it may not be surprising […]

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