Exaggeration of merits of particular solutions
Other Names: Uncritical solution hype
Incidence: The nuclear industry has been frequently criticized for uncritically hyping up nuclear power. A similar criticism has been applied to the potential of nuclear fusion.
Claim: Promising technologies have a habit of becoming more difficult, expensive and dirtier as the time for their implementation and exploitation gets closer.
Problem Type: F: Fuzzy exceptional problems
Date of last update 01.01.2000 – 00:00 CET