The Thermonuclear Fusion Lesson

The paper analyses some of the aspects developing during the period 1997-2008 in which the Author has been involved in SERF Programme (Socio Economic Impact of Fusion) as Italian responsible of Public acceptance and communication process of ITER  at moment in construction in Cadarache France. In particular Public acceptance of technology and communication process shall be take into account

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by Gaetano Borrelli, ENEA

DOI 10.12910/EAI2017-069


Public acceptance and communication for large technological plants is not always fully recognized. Nevertheless, fusion energy and its social environment is a very interesting example. The management, or rather governance, of large technical systems has attracted great attention in recent years, as well as the relationship between experts, politicians and the public. …