To reach net-zero emissions as quickly as possible not all low-carbon energy sources are equally useful

Simone Abram, Alton Horsfall and Andrew Crossland from Durham University write on The Conversation website  argue that only talking about decarbonisation obscures the inherent choice between energy pathways. What are your views?   'Decarbonisation' may be the wrong goal for energy – here's why Electricity generated by nuclear power plants, wind turbines and solar panels … Continue reading To reach net-zero emissions as quickly as possible not all low-carbon energy sources are equally useful

Floating nuclear power plant arrives in Russia’s Arctic region to provide electricity to an isolated Russian town across the Bering Strait from Alaska

Reuters agency provided a news item recently on the gCaptain website that Russia has built a floating nuclear plant that has reached the Arctic. Does anyone have any views on what the implications are?   Russia’s First Floating Nuclear Power Plant Arrives in the Arctic Russia’s first-floating nuclear power plant arrived in the Arctic port … Continue reading Floating nuclear power plant arrives in Russia’s Arctic region to provide electricity to an isolated Russian town across the Bering Strait from Alaska

Nuclear industry convinced it can play an important role with smaller reactors

The debate about the role of nuclear energy in our low carbon future is not going to cease. But MV Ramana, the Simons Chair in Disarmament, Global and Human Security at the Liu Institute for Global Issues at the University of British Columbia provides a good article on The Conversation website about nuclear energy’s future … Continue reading Nuclear industry convinced it can play an important role with smaller reactors