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Alliance launched to highlight nuclear on world stage

Alliance launched to highlight nuclear on world stage

The USA, Canada and Japan today launched the Nuclear Innovation: Clean Energy Future (NICE Future) initiative partnership at a side event to the 9th Clean Energy Ministerial taking place in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Energy & Environment 24 May 2018


IEA warns nuclear may miss long-term target

IEA warns nuclear may miss long-term target

The International Energy Agency's (IEA's) Sustainable Development Scenario warns prospects of meeting the target of 490 GWe nuclear capacity by 2025 remains uncertain.

Energy & Environment 23 May 2018


NNL stresses nuclear industry's need to innovate

NNL stresses nuclear industry's need to innovate

Innovation through collaboration was the key message delivered by NNL Chief Science and Technology Officer Andrew Sherry, at NNL SciTec 2018, the annual event hosted by the UK National Nuclear Laboratory.

Energy & Environment 18 May 2018


Macron: Europe must prioritise emission reductions

Macron: Europe must prioritise emission reductions

Reducing emissions must remain a priority for Europe, and replacing phased-out nuclear plants with coal will not achieve this, French President Emmanuel Macron told the European Parliament last week

Energy & Environment 24 April 2018


IAEA tests drone to fight disease-carrying mosquitos

IAEA tests drone to fight disease-carrying mosquitos

The IAEA and the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations have successfully tested releasing sterile mosquitos from drones as part of efforts to suppress the insect that spreads Zika and other diseases.

Energy & Environment 19 April 2018


Report highlights impact of US nuclear plant closures

Report highlights impact of US nuclear plant closures

The announced closure of four nuclear power plants in Ohio and Pennsylvania will lead to increased emissions of carbon dioxide and air pollutants, according to a report released by the Brattle Group. 

Energy & Environment 17 April 2018


Measuring the true cost of power production

Measuring the true cost of power production

The social and environmental impacts of electricity provision affect individuals, economies and countries in ways that are not captured in market prices, but yet are too important to be neglected, according to a report issued today.

Energy & Environment 13 April 2018


Pickering supports Ontario’s economy, report says

Pickering supports Ontario’s economy, report says

The Ontario Chamber of Commerce says the continued operation of the Pickering nuclear power plant until 2024 would be a benefit to Ontario's economy, its local communities, its climate change goals and the stability of its energy system.

Energy & Environment 04 April 2018


IEA sees record energy sector emissions in 2017

IEA sees record energy sector emissions in 2017

Global energy-related carbon dioxide emissions ncreased 1.4% in 2017 to reach a historic high of 32.5 billion tonnes, the International Energy Agency (IEA) has announced.

Energy & Environment 22 March 2018


Rising: Asia needs nuclear for clean and reliable electricity

Rising: Asia needs nuclear for clean and reliable electricity

Asia needs nuclear energy to meet its economic, energy and environmental goals, but in south east Asia plans are still in the development phase, according to World Nuclear Association director general Agneta Rising.

Energy & Environment 21 March 2018