Problem

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
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Date of last update
01.01.2000 – 00:00 CET