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New man at FORATOM’s helm

FORATOM, the trade association representing the European nuclear industry, has announced today that Yves Desbazeille has been appointed its new Director General. He succeeds Jean-Pol Poncelet, who will step down 1 August after six years. Yves Desbazeille is French and...

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Possible implications of Brexit for nuclear industry

Two UK parliamentary committees and the UK Nuclear Industry Association (NIA) have recently published reports emphasising the importance of the UK government taking action in order to ensure that the nuclear sector (including new build, decommissioning, R&D and...

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RT @SFENorg: Climat : peut-on encore se passer du nucléaire ? https://t.co/BLuhnJvtr7 cc @N_Hulot https://t.co/Y5buCvlirc
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RT @ForumNucleaire: L'industrie #nucléaire médicale : les entreprises et les universités belges sont à la pointe https://t.co/129l5QMdgk ht…
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In 2016, installed #nuclear capacity reached 392 GW(e), the highest level that has ever been reported, says… https://t.co/Xza2NNfXH5
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RT @ForoNuclear: La energía nuclear en un gráfico:440 reactores en operación,11% de electricidad mundial,60 unidades en construcción:https:…
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"The goal, after all, is to curb global warming, not favour particular technologies" #nuclear4climate #nuclear… https://t.co/tXVLq2DFUj
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'Fermer les centrales nucléaires: mauvaise idée' https://t.co/50JtLJkE6a @SFENorg https://t.co/wLjxdgcn72
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RT @WorldNuclear: Nuclear energy is an important part of of the solution to climate change. Watch our #NuclearFootprints animation: https:/…
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RT @iaeaorg: Nuclear? Affordable and clean energy for all? Get the facts. Takes less than 60 seconds. #NucPower21 https://t.co/6x9tKNoUsR
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#DoYouKnow that #nuclear power accounts for almost half of the #EU's low-carbon #electricity #nuclear4climate… https://t.co/lHVxCz7KKv
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RT @iaeaorg: #Nuclear fuel is at the heart of a reactor. But what is it & how's it made? What happens when it’s no longer needed? https://t
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RT @forum_nucleaire: Grosskomponenten für Barakah-4 platziert https://t.co/5K6bFhxGlz
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#DoYouKnow: #nuclear power plants generate 27.5% of #electricity in the European Union #Eurostat https://t.co/YHMXyoTxI8
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RT @edfehinkleyc: Great progress continued to be made last month at #Hinkley Point C. Take a look at our latest #timelapse video https://t.
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RT @WorldNuclear: 2016: Largest increase in new nuclear capacity for 25 yrs 448 reactors globally 61 in construction Read more: https://…
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Call for abstracts for the 15th Joint FORATOM–IAEA Workshop on Management Systems is now open:… https://t.co/OL5hQGF97m
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All low-carbon energy sources (including #nuclear) are needed to meet the objective of limiting global warming… https://t.co/wKtjbZ56O3
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RT @WorldNuclear: Great video from @iaeaorg explaining nuclear energy's vital role in just one minute: https://t.co/nvbPGW33Dk
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There are 129 nuclear power reactors in operation in 14 #EU Member states and #nuclear energy provides 27.5% of the… https://t.co/fZa27BQ7Dg
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RT @SFENorg: Climat : l'Inde veut devenir un acteur nucléaire de premier plan et développe des réacteurs "Make in India" https://t.co/6O8Ni
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Press release

New man at FORATOM’s helm

FORATOM, the trade association representing the European nuclear industry, has announced today that Yves Desbazeille has been appointed its new Director General. He succeeds Jean-Pol Poncelet, who will step down 1 August after six years. Yves Desbazeille is French and...

read more

Newsfeed

Possible implications of Brexit for nuclear industry

Two UK parliamentary committees and the UK Nuclear Industry Association (NIA) have recently published reports emphasising the importance of the UK government taking action in order to ensure that the nuclear sector (including new build, decommissioning, R&D and...

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What people say

Richard Harrington

“There is a strong consensus among climate policy experts that an expansion of nuclear energy will be required to significantly reduce carbon emissions and improve air quality”

Michael Shellenberger, environmental policy expert, cofounder of Breakthrough Institute (source: 4-traders.com, 7 July 2017)

Dr Jeff Terry

 

“Environmentalism requires you to understand science and the science shows that nuclear is important in the fight against climate change”

Dr Jeff Terry, professor of nuclear physics, Illinois Institute of Technology (source: DailyCaller.com, 11 July 2017

Rick Perry

  

“If you’re a millennial, and you really care about the climate of the globe, how can you not be for nuclear energy? That is zero emissions”

Rick Perry, US Secretary of Energy (source: hughhewitt.com, 26 July 2017)

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