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Attention to Climate Change is On the Rise. Nuclear Energy is an Essential Part of the Solution

October 7, 2014 by Milton Caplan

Climate Change and Nuclear Energy


What is the role of nuclear power in the fight to reduce carbon emissions? The Economist published a very interesting figure demonstrating that, when it comes to energy production, the worldwide use of nuclear power is second only to hydro (and not by much) in having reduced global emissions to date.[read more]

As a Solution for Climate Change - Nuclear Power is Falling Behind

July 3, 2014 by Milton Caplan

Nuclear Falls Behind

Recently, the 2014 edition of the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) Energy Technology Perspectives (ETP) was issued. The ETP is issued on a two year cycle; the current edition takes the World Energy Outlook 2013 forecasts and looks to the longer term out to 2050.[read more]

Existing Nuclear Plants are Valuable and Worth Saving

May 19, 2014 by Rod Adams

Saving Current Nuclear Plants


Many currently operating nuclear plants are in danger of being permanently shut down due to temporary conditions including low natural gas prices, improperly designed markets, quotas and mandates, and insufficient recognition of nuclear energy as a near zero emission power source.[read more]