Energy and Environment rss

China, India back global climate deal

19 May 2015

Li and Modi - 15 May 2015 - 48China and India issued a statement underscoring the importance of working together and with other countries to conclude an ambitious, comprehensive, universal, balanced and equitable climate agreement in Paris later this year.

Nuclear associations sign climate declaration

06 May 2015

Nuclear for Climate declaration signing 48More than three dozen societies for nuclear professionals around the world have signed the 'Nuclear for Climate' declaration, calling for nuclear energy to be recognized for its contribution towards combatting climate change.

Call for swift action on Illinois law

30 April 2015

Clinton_(Exelon)_48State and community leaders in Illinois have called on lawmakers to enact a bill to promote low carbon energy as a matter of urgency if the state is to avoid costly economic impacts from nuclear power plant closures.

Illinois residents rally for nuclear

07 May 2015

Illinois_rally_(NEI)_48Hundreds of people gathered at the Illinois State Capitol yesterday to call for the passage of low carbon energy legislation underpinned by the continued operation of the state's nuclear capacity.

IEA calls for clean-energy innovation

05 May 2015

"A concerted push for clean-energy innovation is the only way the world can meet its climate goals," according to the International Energy Agency (IEA). The organization said governments should help boost or accelerate this transformation.

NEI urges US to keep sight of nuclear

23 April 2015

As the US administration releases the first instalment of an ongoing program to draw up a roadmap for the country's future energy policy, the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) is urging the Department of Energy to include the electricity generation portfolio - especially nuclear energy - in its long-term planning.