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Middle East Still Not Ready For Nuclear Power

Jul 22, 2016 at 18:02 | Irina Slav

Nuclear energy is slowly building, or rather, rebuilding its reputation as a cleaner, more cost-efficient alternative to hydrocarbons, with new and safer technology being developed and the…

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The U.S. Is Losing Its Most Potent Weapon Against Climate Change

Jul 19, 2016 at 15:22 | Llewellyn King

Just when it needs it most, the United States is losing its most potent weapon in the fight against climate change, which might better be called global pollution.…

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Bill Gates And Other Billionaires Backing A Nuclear Renaissance

Jul 06, 2016 at 18:00 | James Stafford

Let’s for a second imagine a world without nuclear energy. That’s a tough one but let’s try. No nuclear bombs, of course, no Chernobyl and Fukushima, no worries…

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Tensions Between India And Pakistan May Rise Over Nuclear Deal

Jul 04, 2016 at 15:02 | Global Risk Insights

Nuclear Suppliers Group backgrounder At the recent visit of India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the U.S. in May 2016, the closer relationship between the U.S. and…

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China Pushes Nuclear Power In Moldova

Jul 01, 2016 at 18:39 | Eurasianet

China appears willing to help Moldova become a nuclear power. But for now officials in Chi?in?u seem hesitant to go all-in on atomic energy.  Chinese representatives from the…

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Lets Stop Pretending Nuclear Power Is Commercially Viable

Apr 29, 2016 at 16:38 | Leonard Hyman & William Tilles

First its new president, Jean-Bernard Levy, said French state utility EDF would delay a decision on its joint French-Chinese nuclear project in the UK, Hinkley Point.…

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Why Small Modular Reactors Are Not The Next Big Thing

Apr 07, 2016 at 13:55 | Leonard Hyman & William Tilles

The cost of building large, conventional nuclear power plants continues to escalate, leading the nuclear industry to explore an alternative, the small modular reactor (SMR). These…

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Why Britain’s Bespoke Nuclear Program Won’t Work

Apr 01, 2016 at 17:50 | Leonard Hyman & William Tilles

To: David Cameron, PM From: Unofficial Independent Energy Maven Advisory Policy Group (UIEMAPG)Re: UK Nuclear PolicySubject: Mr Cameron, Please Consider…

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Is The World's Biggest Uranium Producer About To Shock Miners?

Mar 18, 2016 at 10:38 | Dave Forest

Short but ominous note from the world’s largest uranium-producing nation this week. Suggesting that some unpleasant surprises could be coming for the mining sector here. The…

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The Myth Of Expensive Nuclear Power

Mar 11, 2016 at 17:12 | Euan Mearns

Lovering, Yip and Nordhaus (Science Direct April 2016) reviewed construction cost data for 349 reactors in the U.S., France, Canada, West Germany, Japan, India, and…

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