Currently nuclear energy promoters are trying to make use the climate crisis for their goals by claiming that nuclear energy is a solution. But can nuclear energy contribute to a decarbonized future? Rather the contrary: climate change poses new challenges and risks to the operation of nuclear power plants, increasing nuclear risk and challenging supply security. In this Joint Project – Nuclear Risk & Public Control webinar we presented our new working paper “Impacts of Climate Change on Nuclear Safety and Supply Security”.
Joint Project: Nuclear Risk & Control 3rd June 2020 read more »
Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom jointly with the international initiative Nuclear Innovation: Clean Energy Future (NICE Future) on 19 June held a webinar on climate change in Russia and the role of nuclear power in the fight against these changes. NICE Future was launched during the Ministerial Conference on Clean Energy in May 2018 by the USA, Canada and Japan. Currently, Argentina, Poland, Romania, Russia, the United Arab Emirates and the UK are also members.
Nuclear Engineering International 26th June 2020 read more »