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Belgium, China to cooperate in nuclear energy

Belgium, China to cooperate in nuclear energy

China and Belgium have signed a framework agreement on cooperation in the peaceful use of nuclear energy. The agreement was one of several accords signed in Brussels yesterday during a meeting between Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel.

Nuclear Policies 18 October 2018


MCA calls for end to uranium discrimination

MCA calls for end to uranium discrimination

Australia's Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act could be amended to ensure that uranium mining is treated equitably with other commodities, reducing costs and delays  without lessening environmental protection, a new report prepared for the Minerals Council of Australia has found.
 

Uranium & Fuel 08 October 2018


UN report shows increased need for nuclear

UN report shows increased need for nuclear

A large increase in the use of nuclear power would help keep global warming to below 1.5 degrees, according to a United Nations report published today.

Energy & Environment 08 October 2018


Russia and India sign action plan on new projects

Russia and India sign action plan on new projects

Russia and India have agreed to work together to increase the level of Indian localisation in a project to build six nuclear units at a new site in India. The Action Plan for Prioritisation and Implementation of Cooperation Areas in the Nuclear Field was signed today on the sidelines of the 19th India-Russia Bilateral Summit in New Delhi.

New Nuclear 05 October 2018


Comment period closes on US uranium investigation

Comment period closes on US uranium investigation

The US Department of Commerce should not place any import limits or restrictions on uranium from Canadian producer Cameco, the company said in its submission to the DOC's ongoing Section 232 investigation. The comment period on the investigation has now closed.

Uranium & Fuel 02 October 2018


Conference: Nuclear gains ground in political debate

Conference: Nuclear gains ground in political debate

Russian Energy Week, a Moscow-based annual conference and exhibition traditionally devoted to hydrocarbons, has for the second time included a session about the nuclear power industry. Claire-Louise Isted, editor of World Nuclear News, reports here on the increasing prominence of the world's best hope against climate change. 

Perspectives 05 October 2018


UK nuclear phaseout would be costly mistake, says think tank

UK nuclear phaseout would be costly mistake, says think tank

Electricity generating costs would rise by 15% and carbon emissions from the power sector would more than triple by 2030 if the UK were to abandon nuclear energy in favour of a mix of wind and gas, according to the New Nuclear Watch Institute.

Nuclear Policies 28 September 2018


IAEA-led project looks at climate change mitigation

IAEA-led project looks at climate change mitigation

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has partnered with 12 Member States in the development of effective climate change mitigation strategies, including the use of nuclear energy, through a Coordinated Research Project.

Energy & Environment 27 September 2018


Draft law supports Chinese nuclear exports

Draft law supports Chinese nuclear exports

A draft atomic energy law that encourages companies to participate in the development of international markets and promote the export of nuclear power, fuel and technology has been opened for public comment by China's Ministry of Justice.

Nuclear Policies 24 September 2018


Viewpoint: UAE's programme strategic to future of global nuclear energy

Viewpoint: UAE's programme strategic to future of global nuclear energy

Building a nuclear energy programme is a truly global undertaking. It requires a strong and long-term commitment from the nation pursuing the programme, and partnerships with governments and global experts that offer guidance and insight based on best practices and operating experience. As the first new nuclear energy programme in decades, the United Arab Emirates offers a unique example of this process, writes Ambassador Hamad Al Kaabi.

Read more from Ambassador Al Kaabi, permanent representative of the UAE to the IAEA, in our latest Viewpoint.

Perspectives 26 September 2018