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Another GDF community partnership forms in Cumbria

Another GDF community partnership forms in Cumbria

A community partnership has been formed in Allerdale, Cumbria, UK, to take forward discussions around siting a geological disposal facility for high-level radioactive waste. The Allerdale GDF Community Partnership is the third to form, following Mid Copeland GDF Community Partnership and South Copeland GDF Community Partnership in late-2021.

Waste & Recycling 19 January 2022


IAEA releases guide to stakeholder engagement

IAEA releases guide to stakeholder engagement

The International Atomic Energy Agency has published its first "guide level" publication to support national efforts to engage with stakeholders throughout the life cycle of all nuclear facilities. To succeed, nuclear projects need to engage with all relevant stakeholders, including the public, and explaining nuclear energy, strengthening relationships and building trust with stakeholders is key to this, the Agency said.

Corporate 06 January 2022


Czech support for nuclear rises in energy crisis

Czech support for nuclear rises in energy crisis

Support for nuclear energy has jumped to 65% in the Czech Republic with some 93% of people in the country wanting it to remain self-sufficient in electricity generation, according to a recent poll by IBRS.

Energy & Environment 23 December 2021


Polish support for nuclear on a high

Polish support for nuclear on a high

Support for nuclear energy in Poland is overwhelming with 78% of people supporting the technology as a response to climate change, according to opinion polling. It comes as the country experiences a series of developments towards nuclear deployment.

Nuclear Policies 15 December 2021


Second community partnership forms in Cumbria

Second community partnership forms in Cumbria

The second of two community partnerships has been formed in Copeland, Cumbria, UK, to take forward discussions around siting a geological disposal facility for high-level radioactive waste. Following the formation of the Mid Copeland GDF Community Partnership last month, neighbouring South Copeland has now put itself forward as a possible host for the facility.

Waste & Recycling 14 December 2021


Game on for nuclear, declares Bilbao y León

Game on for nuclear, declares Bilbao y León

Nuclear energy offers a "golden opportunity" to create a cleaner and more equitable world, World Nuclear Association Director General Sama Bilbao y León said today at the World Nuclear Exhibition in Paris. However, she noted there are three major challenges hindering the nuclear industry in making its full potential contribution towards sustainable development and combatting climate change: financing, perception and regulation.

Energy & Environment 30 November 2021


US study charts shifting nuclear attitudes

US study charts shifting nuclear attitudes

Support for nuclear energy is on the rise in the USA, according to the latest study of US attitudes to energy carried out by environmental non-profit ecoAmerica. The American Climate Perspectives Survey found notable shifts in understanding and support for several energy sources, the group said, with strong support for clean energy coupled with the need for education on the energy-climate connection.

Energy & Environment 25 November 2021


First community partnership established in Cumbria

First community partnership established in Cumbria

The first of two community partnerships has been formed in Copeland, Cumbria, UK, to take forward discussions around siting a geological disposal facility for high-level radioactive waste. The move comes a year after an initial Copeland Working Group was established. A second partnership is expected to be formed soon in neighbouring South Copeland.

Waste & Recycling 16 November 2021


Argentina invests in nuclear education

Argentina invests in nuclear education

Nucleoeléctrica Argentina has renewed its nuclear energy pavilion within the country's Tecnópolis 'mega exhibition', which has re-opened in its tenth edition, Cultivating the Human. Visitors can learn about nuclear energy in a specially created control room simulator.

Corporate 10 November 2021


Survey shows growing public support for nuclear in France

Survey shows growing public support for nuclear in France

For a majority of French people, the nuclear sector is seen as an asset for the country's energy independence, a public opinion poll conducted by research and consulting firm BVA on behalf of Orano has found. The survey also found 53% of French people consider that nuclear power is essential for the country's energy independence.

Nuclear Policies 21 October 2021