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Coalition wants to embrace nuclear power - RN Breakfast - ABC News

News - Sun, 08/04/2019 - 20:58
Coalition wants to embrace nuclear power - RN Breakfast  ABC News

Australia's decade-long energy wars have taken a new twist with the Morrison Government ordering a Senate inquiry into the feasibility of nuclear power in this ...

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Russia is planning to dispatch a floating nuclear power plant to the Arctic. Environmental groups are worried. - The Week

News - Sun, 08/04/2019 - 17:49
Russia is planning to dispatch a floating nuclear power plant to the Arctic. Environmental groups are worried.  The Week

One of the chief engineers of Russia's first floating nuclear power station is dismissing fears that the vessel could turn into "Chernobyl on ice," The Guardian ...

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Iran has two nuclear options - Al Jazeera English

News - Sun, 08/04/2019 - 15:45
Iran has two nuclear options  Al Jazeera English

When on July 14, 2015 Iran signed the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) with the Obama administration, its European partners, Russia and China, ...

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Floating nuclear power plant to be towed across Russian Arctic despite 'Chernobyl on ice' concerns - The Telegraph

News - Sun, 08/04/2019 - 14:59
Floating nuclear power plant to be towed across Russian Arctic despite 'Chernobyl on ice' concerns  The Telegraph

The wind and rain whipped by at several feet per second as crew members stepped outside for a quick smoke, but the world's only floating nuclear power plant ...

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Generation 3+ nuclear power reactor in Russia tested - Energy Bangla

News - Sun, 08/04/2019 - 14:14
Generation 3+ nuclear power reactor in Russia tested  Energy Bangla

The generation 3+ VVER reactor of the power unit-2 of phase-2 of Novovoronezh Nuclear Power Plant in Russia for the first time was brought to its 100% design ...

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Letters: Democrats should consider nuclear power and more from readers - CapitalGazette.com

News - Sun, 08/04/2019 - 14:03
Letters: Democrats should consider nuclear power and more from readers  CapitalGazette.com

During the recent Democratic primary election debates nearly all of the candidates supported the New Green Deal to use clean renewable sources, mostly wind ...

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Minerals Council welcomes inquiry into nuclear power - The Australian

News - Sun, 08/04/2019 - 14:00
Minerals Council welcomes inquiry into nuclear power  The Australian

Minerals Council of Australia chief executive Tania Constable has welcomed the federal governments inquiry into nuclear energy while calling-out a ...

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Parliament to look at small nuclear reactors as future energy source - InDaily

News - Sun, 08/04/2019 - 13:51
Parliament to look at small nuclear reactors as future energy source  InDaily

A parliamentary inquiry into an Australian nuclear industry will look at the fast-changing technology of small modular reactors.

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Letter: NuScale nuclear power is too risky - Salt Lake Tribune

News - Sun, 08/04/2019 - 12:01
Letter: NuScale nuclear power is too risky  Salt Lake Tribune

NuScale's nuclear power project is too much of a financial and environmental risk when there are cleaner energy alternatives. Not only will NuScale's virtually ...

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Fears of 'Chernobyl on ice' as Russia prepares floating nuclear plant - The Guardian

News - Sun, 08/04/2019 - 12:00
Fears of 'Chernobyl on ice' as Russia prepares floating nuclear plant  The Guardian

“I feel like I'm one of the first cosmonauts going into space,” said Vladimir Irminku, one of the chief engineers of the Akademik Lomonosov, as he stood on the ...

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Four safety alerts at Hunterston B nuclear plant spark probe - The Sunday Post

News - Sun, 08/04/2019 - 11:09
Four safety alerts at Hunterston B nuclear plant spark probe  The Sunday Post

An investigation has been launched into four safety incidents at a nuclear power station in Scotland. Hunterston B in Ayrshire closed last year after more than ...

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Why nuclear is an environmentalist's story - themastonline.com

News - Sun, 08/04/2019 - 10:29
Why nuclear is an environmentalist's story  themastonline.com

IN spite of evidence, nuclear power remains pretty unpopular, only slightly more favoured than coal, says Michael Shellenberger. The best available scientific ...

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Nuclear becomes latest round in energy wars - The Conversation AU

News - Sun, 08/04/2019 - 09:32
Nuclear becomes latest round in energy wars  The Conversation AU

The government has asked a parliamentary committee to examine the issue and report on it by the end of 2019.

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A nuclear over-reaction - The Australian

News - Sun, 08/04/2019 - 09:17
A nuclear over-reaction  The Australian

The nuclear inquiry announced by the Morrison government is an important first step towards the mature and overdue conversation Australia needs to have ...

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STEVE SEBELIUS: Nuclear power will ‘lumber into extinction,’ ex-regulator says - Las Vegas Review-Journal

News - Sun, 08/04/2019 - 06:34
STEVE SEBELIUS: Nuclear power will ‘lumber into extinction,’ ex-regulator says  Las Vegas Review-Journal

Former Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chairman Gregory Jaczko says cheaper, safer renewable energy technology such as solar and wind power is a better ...

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Coalition softening position on nuclear energy - The Australian

News - Sun, 08/04/2019 - 02:41
Coalition softening position on nuclear energy  The Australian

Labor leader Anthony Albanese has lashed the federal governments federal inquiry into nuclear energy, saying the feasibility of the alternative power source ...

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Labor fires warning shot on nuclear power - 7NEWS

News - Sun, 08/04/2019 - 02:15
Labor fires warning shot on nuclear power  7NEWS

Labor has demanded the federal government outline potential locations for nuclear power plants after establishing a parliamentary inquiry into an Australian ...

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'Very dangerous': Labor criticises government's nuclear power inquiry - SBS News

News - Sun, 08/04/2019 - 01:48
'Very dangerous': Labor criticises government's nuclear power inquiry  SBS News

Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese has criticised the federal government's inquiry into nuclear power, saying the issue has been fully canvassed already.

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