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Nuclear power still makes sense - Oklahoman.com

Fri, 06/14/2019 - 06:04
Nuclear power still makes sense  Oklahoman.com

The HBO series “Chernobyl” has given viewers another reason to fear nuclear power. Fair enough. But the discerning viewer will note that the horrific effects of ...

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The long-shot science that attracted Brad Pitt and Neil Woodford - Financial Times

Fri, 06/14/2019 - 04:02
The long-shot science that attracted Brad Pitt and Neil Woodford  Financial Times

For decades, the prospect of “cold fusion”, which promises abundant nuclear energy without fearsome heat, has intrigued inventors and investors, despite the ...

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The long-shot science that attracted Brad Pitt and Neil Woodford - Financial Times

Fri, 06/14/2019 - 04:02
The long-shot science that attracted Brad Pitt and Neil Woodford  Financial Times

For decades, the prospect of “cold fusion” — which promises abundant nuclear energy without fearsome heat — has intrigued inventors and investors, despite ...

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'I'm no hero' says Chernobyl diver portrayed in hit TV series - FRANCE 24

Fri, 06/14/2019 - 03:29
'I'm no hero' says Chernobyl diver portrayed in hit TV series  FRANCE 24

Kiev (AFP). In the acclaimed US mini-series "Chernobyl", Oleksiy Ananenko is hailed as one of three men who helped avert an even greater disaster after the ...

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SK Telecom to develop 5G smart power plant solutions - ZDNet

Fri, 06/14/2019 - 03:03
SK Telecom to develop 5G smart power plant solutions  ZDNet

SK Telecom will collaborate with Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power to develop 5G-based smart power plant solutions.

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Old rule obstructs Trump nuclear agenda - Washington Examiner

Fri, 06/14/2019 - 03:00
Old rule obstructs Trump nuclear agenda  Washington Examiner

A key agency that isn't on board with President Trump's "energy dominance agenda" could hamstring the administration's efforts to sell more advanced nuclear ...

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We Must Make Room for Nuclear in the Green New Deal - Charged Affairs

Thu, 06/13/2019 - 23:09
We Must Make Room for Nuclear in the Green New Deal  Charged Affairs

Given the dire predictions for global warming outlined in the 2018 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report, prioritizing zero carbon emissions and ...

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We need to quit coddling the nuclear power industry - The Washington Post

Thu, 06/13/2019 - 21:23
We need to quit coddling the nuclear power industry  The Washington Post

In his June 4 Tuesday Opinion column, “Merkel's nuclear policy: What not to do,” Charles Lane argued for more nuclear plants. In our country and around the ...

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Nuclear Power is President's Cup favourite - Trinidad Guardian

Thu, 06/13/2019 - 20:59
Nuclear Power is President's Cup favourite  Trinidad Guardian

On Boxing Day last year, Nuclear Power, superbly ridden by Wilmer Galviz, carved a new image in local racing and gave local breeding and the “Sport of Kings” ...

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If Only We Could Be As Anxious About Climate Change As We Can Be About Nuclear Catastrophe - Slate

Thu, 06/13/2019 - 20:38
If Only We Could Be As Anxious About Climate Change As We Can Be About Nuclear Catastrophe  Slate

By now, an army of internet fact-checkers has picked over the successful HBO miniseries Chernobyl, meticulously cataloging the places where the show ...

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Coal, Gas, Nuclear – What A Fracked Up Week In Australia - Solar Quotes

Thu, 06/13/2019 - 20:14
Coal, Gas, Nuclear – What A Fracked Up Week In Australia  Solar Quotes

Adani's coal mine another step closer, fracking to kick off in the NT (WA soon too?) and our energy minister hasn't shut the door on nuclear power.

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‘Away-From-Reactor facility safe’ - The Hindu

Thu, 06/13/2019 - 19:44
‘Away-From-Reactor facility safe’  The Hindu

While anti-nuclear groups are opposing the proposal to set up an 'Away From Reactor' facility on the premises of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KKNPP) ...

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Letters: Pittman shows conservation leadership; Molten salt nuclear reactors and balloon releases - CapitalGazette.com

Thu, 06/13/2019 - 19:00
Letters: Pittman shows conservation leadership; Molten salt nuclear reactors and balloon releases  CapitalGazette.com

On behalf of the Chesapeake Conservancy, I'd like to thank The Capital for addressing the lack of public water access.

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IEA: 'billions of tons of more CO2' could be on the horizon - Sustainability Times

Thu, 06/13/2019 - 16:14
IEA: 'billions of tons of more CO2' could be on the horizon  Sustainability Times

Atmospheric concentrations of CO2 have never been higher in human history. Devastating climate anomalies are going to become more commonplace in years ...

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Reviews Canada's Emergency Preparedness and Response Framework | IAEA - International Atomic Energy Agency

Thu, 06/13/2019 - 16:03
Reviews Canada's Emergency Preparedness and Response Framework | IAEA  International Atomic Energy Agency

An International Atomic Energy Agency team of experts today concluded an 11-day mission to review Canada's Emergency Preparedness and Response (EPR) ...

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Safety upgrade delays could take Japanese units offline - World Nuclear News

Thu, 06/13/2019 - 15:50
Safety upgrade delays could take Japanese units offline  World Nuclear News

Nuclear power reactors in Japan that have resumed operation could be forced to temporarily shut down again if back-up safety measures are not in place by ...

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Safety upgrade delays could take Japanese units offline - World Nuclear News

Thu, 06/13/2019 - 15:50
Safety upgrade delays could take Japanese units offline  World Nuclear News

Nuclear power reactors in Japan that have resumed operation could be forced to temporarily shut down again if back-up safety measures are not in place by ...

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Ayatollah Says America Can't Stop Iran Getting Nuclear Weapons - Newsweek

Thu, 06/13/2019 - 15:26
Ayatollah Says America Can't Stop Iran Getting Nuclear Weapons  Newsweek

Iran's supreme leader has once again said the country has no interest in acquiring nuclear weapons—but also warned that if it did want to, the U.S. would not be ...

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South Korea’s government wants greener energy. Who will pay for it? - The Economist

Thu, 06/13/2019 - 15:19
South Korea’s government wants greener energy. Who will pay for it?  The Economist

There are no subsidies for renewables or disincentives to build coal-fired plants.

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'Protest and decades of struggle:' Long Island is nuclear-free today - NationofChange

Thu, 06/13/2019 - 15:04
'Protest and decades of struggle:' Long Island is nuclear-free today  NationofChange

Because of that 1979 protest and decades of painstaking and difficult struggle, LILCO was stopped in its nuclear push – and Long Island today is nuclear-free.

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