Study quantifies job creation in the nuclear sector

Study quantifies job creation in the nuclear sector

A study on the employment generated by the nuclear energy industry has been published by the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). Some 200,000 job-years of employment are created by each gigawatt of nuclear capacity...
Emmanuel Macron Should Go For the Nuclear Option

Emmanuel Macron Should Go For the Nuclear Option

By Chris Bryant So daunting is the challenge of overhauling the global energy system to prevent further catastrophic climate change, that just thinking about it feels paralyzing. It’s been done before though, at least on a national level. 1 During the 1970s and 1980s...
Egyptian, Uzbek nuclear power plans discussed

Egyptian, Uzbek nuclear power plans discussed

Vladimir Putin has this week discussed plans to build Egypt and Uzbekistan’s first nuclear power plants with his counterparts in those countries, Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi and Shavkat Mirziyoyev. Egypt and Russia signed an intergovernmental agreement in November 2015...
UK steps towards zero-carbon economy

UK steps towards zero-carbon economy

By Roger Harrabin BBC environment analyst The UK is taking a tentative step towards a radical “green” future with zero emissions of greenhouse gases. The government is formally seeking Committee on Climate Change guidance about how and when to make this...
UK plans for Brexit deal-no deal scenarios

UK plans for Brexit deal-no deal scenarios

The UK government has provided an update on its position regarding Euratom and its policy on climate change in the event it does or does not secure a deal with the European Union on Brexit. It said the UK would “have all the international agreements that the UK...
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