Aussie PM Willing to Consider Nuclear, to Reduce Australia’s Green Electricity Prices

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Australian PM Scott Morrison has suggested he would allow nuclear reactors to be constructed, to curb Australia’s soaring electricity prices – but he doesn’t think the economics adds up. Whatever it takes: ScoMo prepared to go nuclear if it cuts power prices GREG BROWN OCTOBER 8, 2018 … The Prime…

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IAEA Nuclear Advocates Pushing Climate Messages

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The International Atomic Energy Agency has decided to push harder to promote climate change as a reason to embrace nuclear power. What Can Nuclear Technology Offer to Address Climate Change: Conclusions of the Scientific Forum Ismini Dimidis, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication Sep 21 2018 Mitigating greenhouse gas…

An Open Letter to “Nuclear for Climate”

by Mike Jonas Today I received an email from the “Nuclear for Climate” organisation in Australia. The email is headed “We can give Australia a massive Economic and Environmental Boost with Nuclear Energy – A Plan for a Century.”, and its content is reproduced below. The link to the paper that they refer to is:…

A double first for China with two new nuclear power plants

From IEEE Spectrum (h/t to GWPF) Safer reactors designed in the U.S. and Europe make their power grid debuts in China Call it the world’s slowest photo finish. After several decades of engineering, construction flaws and delays, and cost overruns—a troubled birth that cost their developers dearly—the most advanced commercial reactor designs from Europe and…