Do we really need nuclear weapons?
| Babcock & Wilcox to Sell Most of Its Stake in mPower Small Modular ... Nuclear Street - Nuclear Power Portal (blog) |
Cutaway of a plant with mPower small modular reactors. Source: B&W B&W said it has invested more than $360 million in the project, and earlier it partnered ...http://nuclearstreet.com/nuclear_power_industry_news/b/nuclear_power_news/archive/2013/11/14/babcock-_2600_-wilcox-to-sell-most-of-its-stake-in-mpower-small-modular-reactor-venture-111402.aspx#.UogeaRmEPgo
| Reader's view: Clean energy backers should support nuclear power Duluth News Tribune |
Christy Newell, coordinator of the Minnesota Youth Environmental Network, said in a Local View commentary in the News Tribune on Nov. 8 that Minnesota ...http://www.duluthnewstribune.com/event/article/id/283604/group/Opinion/
| Room for Agreement on Next Steps for Nuclear Power? New York Times (blog) |
Room for Debate has posted a useful new discussion on whether and how nuclear power can safely contribute to advancing energy options without climate ...http://dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/11/16/room-for-agreement-on-next-steps-for-nuclear-power/?_r=0
This webinar will feature participants from several overseas entities designing and developing SMRs for deployment in their own country or abroad. Speakers will include representatives from Argentina, Russia, South Africa. Topics to be discussed include the current status of the SMR project, status of government approval(s) for the SMR design, schedule for domestic deployment of the SMR, plans for overseas deployment (including any plans for applying for US NRC Design Certification), and thoughts on the economic competiveness of the design. Each participant will give opening remarks, then there will be ample time for a question and answer session.
For suggestions regarding future webinar topics or speaking opportunities,
Philip Young, Technical Manager, Tetra Tech
Martin van Staden, Owner, Aerotherm
M. Viviana Ishida, Manager, Nuclear Services, INVAP S.E., Argentina
Natalia Zaytseva, Director for Strategic Development and International Relations, JSC AKME – Engineering
| Is Nuclear Power the Answer? New York Times |
A group of prominent climate scientists wrote a public letter calling on environmental groups to embrace the need for a new generation of nuclear power plants ...http://www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate/2013/11/14/is-nuclear-power-the-answer-to-climate-change