The collapse of the UK’s nuclear power plans provides an opportunity to think again

Some day policy makers are going to realise that Bob Dylan is right, the answer my friends is blowing in the wind. Okay, or the sun . . . David Toke, Reader in Energy Policy at the University of Aberdeen analyses the current situation in Britain with companies pulling out from investing and building planned … Continue reading The collapse of the UK’s nuclear power plans provides an opportunity to think again

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

Kenya determined to have nuclear energy but . . . is it a wise course of action?

For more than five years, Kenya has been pursuing the installation of nuclear power in the country. Brendon J. Cannon, Assistant Professor of International Security, Department of Humanities and Social Science at Khalifa University in Abu Dhabi provides his views in an article on The Conversation website.   Why Kenya’s push for nuclear power rests … Continue reading Kenya determined to have nuclear energy but . . . is it a wise course of action?

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