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60 Minutes on Coal Ash: Muted Outrage, Lots of Smiles and Nods

December 12, 2014 by Rod Adams
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Environmental Damage and Media Coverage

I’m not opposed to the political process and I recognize the important advantages to the adversarial system that is the foundation for our system of government. The nuclear industry needs to learn how to play the role that an industry is supposed to play in keeping regulatory reach and media coverage under control.[read more]

More Non-Nuclear Prescriptions from Shell

August 22, 2014 by Rod Adams
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Shell and Nuclear Energy

Shell, one of the world’s largest natural gas and oil companies, is spending large sums of money creating and distributing beautifully produced ads aimed at convincing us all that natural gas can provide increasing supplies of clean electricity, clean heat, and clean transportation fuel.[read more]

Shell's Future Scenarios Ignore Nuclear Energy [VIDEO]

August 8, 2014 by Rod Adams

Shell, Nuclear Energy, and the Future

One of the reasons I am so certain that hydrocarbon producers dislike the idea of competing with nuclear energy is the fact that their ads, stockholder communications, and predictions of future energy supply scenarios virtually ignore nuclear energy.[read more]

Nuclear Energy: the Debate Australia Has to Have [VIDEO]

August 8, 2014 by Barry Brook

Australia and Nuclear

On July 28, I was an invited participant in a public discussion and Q&A session on the future of nuclear energy for electricity generation in Australia. It was organised and hosted by the Inspiring Australia initiative, and ran at the National Library of Australia in Canberra.[read more]

Hollande's Proposed "Cap" on Nuclear Electricity Capacity

June 26, 2014 by Rod Adams
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France’s President Francois Hollande and his Socialist Party ran on a platform that included scaling back France’s dependence on nuclear energy. It was not a very popular part of his campaign pitch. Hollande is trying to follow through on his promise, but there are well-connected people who oppose the idea.[read more]

A Small Bet with Big Stakes

February 19, 2014 by Lucas Davis
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Nuclear Energy Futures

Back in November 2011, I made a bet with economist Geoff Rothwell about the future of nuclear power. By making a bet we weren’t trying to trivialize the issue. To the contrary. We had different predictions, and we saw this as a way of standing behind our beliefs, albeit in a modest way.[read more]

Chinese Plan to Dominate Nuclear Energy Market Worldwide

January 9, 2014 by Rod Adams
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China and Nuclear Energy

The best way for American companies to successfully capture a substantial portion of the world energy market using emission-free nuclear energy technology is to focus on our own strengths and weaknesses. We need to practice hard and sell what we know how to do well.[read more]