Nuclear Policies rss

Women in Nuclear for Climate

01 September 2015

Women in Nuclear conf, August 2015 (IAEA - Dean Calma) 77x48Women in Nuclear has leant its support to a civil society campaign for nuclear energy to be recognised as a low-carbon option for fighting climate change.

Japanese reactor restart timely for Australia, says MCA

13 August 2015

The Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) has called on the Royal Commission looking into the future of nuclear in South Australia to view the restart of Japan's Sendai 1 reactor as a timely indicator of the nuclear industry's strong future.

Russia-Mexico agreement enters into force

11 August 2015

An intergovernmental agreement between Russia and Mexico on cooperation in the peaceful uses of nuclear energy has entered into force, Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom announced today. The two countries signed the agreement in December 2013.

Amano seeks extra funding to manage Iran agreement

25 August 2015

International Atomic Energy Agency director general Yukiya Amano today sought approval for extra funding of €9.2 million ($10.6 million) per year for the agency's "special arrangement" with Iran, which he stressed "would not serve as a precedent".

Global Nexus Initiative to innovate on policy

13 August 2015

A two-year initiative announced by the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) and the Partnership for Global Security (PGS) aims to encourage international policy experts to work together to find ways to address climate change, nuclear energy and global security challenges.

Obama's climate plan 'misses opportunity' of existing reactors, says NEI

05 August 2015

The Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) has welcomed the positive changes on new nuclear power plants contained in the final Clean Power Plan rule issued this week by the US Environmental Protection Agency, but said it is a "missed opportunity" on existing reactors.