Energy & Environment

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UN report shows increased need for nuclear

UN report shows increased need for nuclear

A large increase in the use of nuclear power would help keep global warming to below 1.5 degrees, according to a United Nations report published today.

Energy & Environment 08 October 2018


IAEA-led project looks at climate change mitigation

IAEA-led project looks at climate change mitigation

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has partnered with 12 Member States in the development of effective climate change mitigation strategies, including the use of nuclear energy, through a Coordinated Research Project.

Energy & Environment 27 September 2018


Nuclear industry leads call for decisive action on climate
 

Nuclear industry leads call for decisive action on climate
 

The World Nuclear Association has appealed to the United Nations and the nuclear industry to take decisive action for clean energy.

Energy & Environment 18 September 2018


IAEA highlights nuclear's role in combating climate change

IAEA highlights nuclear's role in combating climate change

Nuclear power can make a "vital contribution to meeting climate change targets while delivering the increasingly large quantities of electricity needed for global economic development," according to a new report by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

Energy & Environment 17 September 2018


Nuclear industry faces wake-up call, says IAEA's Chudakov

Nuclear industry faces wake-up call, says IAEA's Chudakov

The future of nuclear energy depends on the industry’s readiness to address the seven factors influencing its prospects, the deputy director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency said last week.

Energy & Environment 14 September 2018


UN chief calls for more action on climate change

UN chief calls for more action on climate change

Without greater leadership and ambition, the world risks crossing the point of no return on climate change, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has warned.

Energy & Environment 11 September 2018


California to be carbon neutral by 2045

California to be carbon neutral by 2045

California's governor has signed a bill setting a 100% clean energy goal for the state and issued an executive order setting a target to achieve carbon neutrality, both by 2045.

Energy & Environment 11 September 2018


Electric vehicles and opportunities for nuclear energy

Electric vehicles and opportunities for nuclear energy

The electrification of transport could potentially offer many opportunities for nuclear generation, Brandon Munro told the World Nuclear Association Symposium 2018 in London today.

Energy & Environment 07 September 2018


Harmony: From initiative to reality

Harmony: From initiative to reality

Nuclear industry leaders today outlined the concrete steps they are taking to help reach the goal of the Harmony initiative - to achieve a 25% share of world electricity production by 2050 through the addition of 1000 GWe of new capacity.

Energy & Environment 06 September 2018


Nuclear vital to decarbonisation, finds MIT study

Nuclear vital to decarbonisation, finds MIT study

The challenge of climate change will be more difficult and costly to solve unless nuclear energy is included in the energy mix, according to a newly released study from the Massachussetts Institute of Technology Energy Initiative.

Energy & Environment 03 September 2018