News - 17 Feb 2009
As interest soars in the potential of nuclear power to produce electricity without greenhouse gases, Virginia Commonwealth University’s School of Engineering is rapidly expanding its curriculum...
News - 12 Mar 2008
The development of new nuclear power plants over the next decade will help the nation meet its growing demand for electricity with a reliable, carbon-free source of energy, a nuclear industry...
Article - 25 Feb 2013
Dubbed by scientists as the biggest threat to the earth's environment, even a small-scale nuclear war is capable of having devastating effects on the world's climate and its ecosystems.
News - 6 May 2010
A fission reaction in a nuclear reactor? There’s an “app” for that!
An iPhone “application” or software developed by the University of Utah’s Scientific...
News - 16 Jul 2012
Testing of nuclear weapons may appear to have little link with climate change research, but today, climate scientists have adapted key Cold War research laboratories as well as the science utilized to...
News - 12 Dec 2011
A report released by The University of Manchester claims that nuclear power can make a considerable contribution to the reduction of greenhouse gases. But, this contribution will also have a...
News - 25 Feb 2020
The British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing (BINDT) recently published ‘Golden Egg or Poisoned Chalice?: The Story of Nuclear Power in the UK’, by Tony Wooldridge and Stephen Druce....
News - 30 Sep 2019
To mitigate climate change, the proportion of low-carbon electricity generation must increase from today’s 36% to 85% by 2040, the International Energy Agency (IEA) says. IEA and other advocates...
News - 7 Aug 2019
Solar power and nuclear power may appear to be extremely different energy sources. Nuclear power originates from the energy discharged when neutrons crash into uranium atoms, splitting them apart....
News - 8 Oct 2018
Student researchers lend voices, ideas for exploring nuclear energy’s potential to address climate change, and describe insights gained from the experience.
Researchers shared findings and...