Road to Climate Neutrality

“In addition to the energy sector, the climate debate also needs a transition. From ideology and wishful thinking, to facts, figures and rationality.”

Sensible, sustainable nuclear power for Africa

Nuclear is most certainly a source of sustainable clean energy. At least seven African countries have signed agreements with Russian nuclear company Rosatom to develop nuclear capabilities. Small Modular Reactors…

Nobody’s Fuel – an engineer’s guide to saving the planet

Nobody’s Fuel – an engineer’s guide to saving the planet On a road trip to the heart of an ailing planet [sic] with a message of hope. This documentary about…

An Upbeat Look at Nuclear with Rod Adams

Robert Bryce’s Power Hungry podcast has a excellent interview with longtime nuclear energy blogger and podcaster Rod Adams. It’s almost two hours and has rather few views so I thought…

Nuking the anti-nuke crowd

How has the Trump Administration fared in meeting the multiple challenges that have slowed the growth of nuclear energy in the U.S. to a near-halt? And what are the prospects…

German Renewable Energy Insanity: Shutting Down a 5 Year Old Coal Plant, No Plan to Fill the Energy Gap

According to the German climate website Kalte Sonne, the renewables obsessed German and city of Hamburg governments intend to shut down local coal and nuclear power plants, but have no…

The future of nuclear: power stations could make hydrogen, heat homes and decarbonise industry

Nuclear power has provided low-carbon electricity to the UK for over 60 years and today it generates 17% of the country’s electricity. Until mid-2018, 15 nuclear reactors were the country’s…

10 of 10 “highest-generating U.S. power plants were” not renewables.

Guest “No energy transition for you!” by David Middleton SEPTEMBER 25, 2020In 2019, 9 of the 10 highest-generating U.S. power plants were nuclear plants According to U.S. Energy Information Administration…

Californian Blackout Fury: “It’s Not Just the Heat, It’s Also the Anti-Nuclear Power Stupidity”

The utter failure of renewables to deliver during the Californian heatwave appears to be creating a surge of interest in reliable energy.

New Ontario Power Record: 895 days of Reliable, Uninterrupted 24×7 Zero Carbon Nuclear Power

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t Crispin in Waterloo; As renewable operators make endless excuses for their failures, nuclear plant operators continue to set new records for producing utterly reliable,…

Extinction Rebellion Communication Head Quits After Researching Nuclear Power

“The facts didn’t really change, but once I understood them I did change my mind.” Former XR Chief Spokesperson Zion Lights has defected to the pro-nuclear Environmental Progress group

3D-printed nuclear reactor promises faster, more economical path to nuclear energy

DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory OAK RIDGE, Tenn., May 11, 2020 — Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory are refining their design of a 3D-printed nuclear reactor…

Wildlife Thriving Around Fukushima (and Chernobyl) – Therefore Thanos Was Right?

Guest sarcastic commentary by David Middleton I’d like to assume Ross Pomeroy’s title was sarcastic… Humans Are Worse for Wildlife Than Nuclear RadiationBy Ross Pomeroy – RCP Staff In the…

Energy-starved Africa looks to India for nuclear reactors

From live mint Updated: 18 Nov 2019, 12:55 AM IST Utpal Bhaskar climate change has affected Africa’s conventional hydropower generation capacity As demand load is low, India’s pressurized heavy water reactor of 220MW unit…

New DOE and NRC Agreement Will Lead to Faster Deployment and Licensing of U.S. Nuclear Technologies

From The Office of Nuclear Energy Office of Nuclear Energy New DOE and NRC Agreement Will Lead to Faster Deployment and Licensing of U.S. Nuclear Technologies October 16, 2019 Home…

Net-Zero Carbon Dioxide Emissions By 2050 Requires A New Nuclear Power Plant Every Day

From Forbes Roger Pielke Contributor Energy I research and write about science, policy and politics. More than a decade ago, Gwyn Prins and Steve Rayner characterized climate policy as an…

Electricity in the realm of the Lion King

Small Modular Reactors, especially Pebble Bed Modular Reactors, are Africa’s best future Dr. Kelvin Kemm Hydro power is a good way to generate electricity. In most political circles, it is…

Aussie Greens: Nuclear Power is a “Dangerous Distraction” from Real Climate Action

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t Dr. Willie Soon; Only solutions which don’t involve extractive industries or capitalism seem to interest Aussie greens. Environmental groups warn against push for nuclear…

Here Are The Lawmakers Urging Trump To Slap Restrictions On Foreign Uranium

From The Daily Caller Chris White Tech Reporter July 12, 2019 2:00 PM ET Republican lawmakers are urging President Donald Trump to impose steep quotas on uranium imported from Russia…

HBO’s falsified Chernobyl “documentary”

HBO’s falsified Chernobyl “documentary” Imagine HBO doing a similar profit-making film about the tragic Chilean rugby team Dr. Kelvin Kemm Late in 1972, Uruguayan Air Force flight 571 was taking…

How Fear of Nuclear Ends | Michael Shellenberger | TEDxCalPoly

A couple years old, but still relevant~ctm

Renewables in Retreat? Ohio Democrats Vote to Support Nuclear and Coal Power.

Guest essay by Eric Worrall In Ohio lawmakers have slashed renewable incentives and moved to support coal and nuclear power, with substantial support from state Democrats. Ohio lawmakers pass bill…

Democrats’ Curious Disdain for Nuclear Power

From The National Review By Robert Bryce May 30, 2019 4:21 PM Climate change is the No. 1 issue for Democrats, with a recent poll showing 82 percent of Democratic…

Swedish Power Shortages Because of Renewable Energy

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t Grant Griffiths – Sweden was a zero carbon nuclear energy leader, but nowadays reliable zero carbon nuclear is the wrong kind of zero carbon…