Nuclear Power

Scholar: Dumping fossil fuels by 2050 needed to save climate

May 19, 2018

A prominent American economist says getting rid of fossil fuels by mid-century and switching to renewable energy sources and nuclear power offers the best chance of meeting the climate change targets set out by the Paris accord

Japan draft plan sets ambitious targets for nuclear energy

May 16, 2018

Japan draft plan sets ambitious targets for nuclear energy despite challenges after Fukushima disaster

Russia: Floating nuclear plant towed to sea for fueling trip

Apr 28, 2018

A floating nuclear power plant built in Russia has embarked on its first sea voyage so its reactors can be loaded with fuel

Oldest nuke plant in the US closing a year ahead of schedule

Feb 2, 2018

The oldest nuclear power plant in the United States will shut down this October, more than a year ahead of schedule

New Jersey lawmakers recalling Roman empire in beach fight

Feb 1, 2018

New Jersey lawmakers are reaching back to the Roman empire, incorporating a legal doctrine guaranteeing public access to waterways into a new state law

Energy agency rejects Trump bid to boost coal, nuclear power

Jan 8, 2018

An independent energy agency has rejected a bid by the Trump administration to bolster coal-fired and nuclear power plants

The Latest: Gov hopeful: Nuke deal 'proof is in the pudding'

Jan 3, 2018

The chief executive of the company taking over a troubled South Carolina utility says customers won't experience any more rate hikes to pay for an abandoned nuclear construction project

Investigation: Radioactive leaks at Illinois nuclear plants

Nov 17, 2017

Illinois nuclear plants leak radioactive waste despite efforts to halt accidents

Germany's Merkel dodges coal deadline at climate talks

Nov 15, 2017

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, a veteran of global efforts to curb climate change, disappointed environmental campaigners Wednesday by refusing to lay down a deadline for ending her country's use of coal

Greenpeace activists light fireworks at French nuclear plant

Oct 12, 2017

Eight environmental have broken into a French nuclear power station and set off fireworks to urge better protection for nuclear waste and protest France's dependence on atomic energy


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