UK International Development Secretary Justine Greening meeting with Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation during his visit to London earlier today. Picture: Russell Watkins/DFID

Bill Gates Backs Advanced Nuclear Power to Solve the Climate Crisis

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Bill Gates has joined the growing list of Greens who think renewables alone cannot replace fossil fuels. What I learned at work this year By Bill Gates December 29, 2018 … Global emissions of greenhouse gases went up in 2018. For me, that just reinforces the fact that the only…

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Lawmakers Overwhelmingly Vote To Modernize US Nuclear Fleet

From The Daily Caller Lawmakers Overwhelmingly Vote To Modernize US Nuclear Fleet 7:58 AM 12/22/2018 | Energy Jason Hopkins | Energy Investigator Congress passed bipartisan legislation that aims to streamline the regulatory process for commercial nuclear plants, bringing relief to an industry that has witnessed decline and uncertainty. The Nuclear Energy Innovation and Modernization Act…

UCS Clarifies Stance on Nuclear Power

From the Union of Concerned Scientists. 7 Things People Got Wrong with our Recent ‘Nuclear Power Dilemma’ Report Steve Clemmer, director of energy research, Clean Energy | November 16, 2018, 1:29 pm EST On November 8, UCS released The Nuclear Power Dilemma: Declining Profits, Plant Closures, and the Threat of Rising Carbon Emissions, which found…

Union of Concerned Scientists For Nukes!

How will this change the doomsday clock? ~ctm From Reason Activist group finally recognizes that it can’t achieve its energy and climate goals without nuclear power. Ronald Bailey|Nov. 13, 2018 4:00 pm The activists at the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) have had a partial change of heart about nuclear power. Back in 2007, the…

Top Climate Scientists say IPCC bias against nuclear power ‘impedes decarbonization more than climate denial’

Top Climate Scientists Warn Governments Of ‘Blatant Anti-Nuclear Bias’ In Latest IPCC Climate Report by Michael Shellenberger Some of the scientists most often cited by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) have taken the unusual step of warning leaders of G-20 nations that a recent IPCC report uses a double standard when it comes to its treatment…

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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:…