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Podcast: EU taxonomy vote explained, and leadership in nuclear

Podcast: EU taxonomy vote explained, and leadership in nuclear

The vote favouring nuclear in the EU taxonomy was bigger than expected - Nucleareurope’s Jessica Johnson explains why. Jonathan Cobb crunches the numbers on the nuclear industry and the IAEA’s Lisa Lande discusses leadership and why it is so important in the nuclear sector.

Perspectives 01 August 2022


Viewpoint: How nuclear can fuel district heating schemes

Viewpoint: How nuclear can fuel district heating schemes

With soaring energy prices and a renewed need for energy security, Professor Radek Skoda from the Czech Technical University puts the case for an innovative nuclear-fuelled district heating system. 

Perspectives 27 June 2022


Podcast: Urenco’s Boris Schucht on the potential of next gen reactors

Podcast: Urenco’s Boris Schucht on the potential of next gen reactors

Urenco CEO Boris Schucht explains the impact of current world events on the fuel sector and outlines the challenges that need to be overcome to unlock the climate and energy security benefits of new nuclear technologies. Plus John Lindberg on Sweden’s nuclear power sector and the possible impact of the forthcoming elections, and a round-up of the main nuclear news in June.

Perspectives 01 July 2022


Viewpoint: The future of radiation monitoring

Viewpoint: The future of radiation monitoring

Remote monitoring technology is no longer reserved for just large-scale nuclear projects, writes Gary Bradshaw, director of radiological surveillance specialist Omniflex UK.

Perspectives 17 June 2022


Podcast: John Gorman on hitting Canada's climate goals, green bonds and SMRs

Podcast: John Gorman on hitting Canada's climate goals, green bonds and SMRs

The Canadian Nuclear Association's President and CEO John Gorman explains why the country's nuclear sector is well set for the future.

Perspectives 01 June 2022


Q&A: The priorities of the USA's new assistant secretary for nuclear energy

Q&A: The priorities of the USA's new assistant secretary for nuclear energy

This is a "fantastic moment" for the USA to reclaim global nuclear energy leadership, says Kathryn Huff.

Perspectives 13 June 2022


Viewpoint: The nuclear industry’s need for harmonisation

Viewpoint: The nuclear industry’s need for harmonisation

International collaboration and initiatives to harmonise the regulatory process for new nuclear are of fundamental importance to the safe and successful deployment of small modular reactors across the world, with positive steps already being taken, says Ramzi Jammal, executive vice-president and chief regulatory operations officer for the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission. He was speaking at World Nuclear Association's fourth CORDEL regional workshop held in Lyon.

Perspectives 27 May 2022


The World Nuclear News podcast launches

The World Nuclear News podcast launches

In the first edition of the new monthly World Nuclear News podcast, Sama Bilbao y León sets out the opportunities and challenges facing the industry - and says many countries are finally becoming serious about nuclear. John Lindberg sorts fact from fiction on radiation, and the uranium sector is in focus as the month’s news is reviewed.

Perspectives 04 May 2022


Viewpoint: Training a new generation of atomic ambassadors

Viewpoint: Training a new generation of atomic ambassadors

The nuclear industry knows how to throw a good conference and is great at highlighting innovations in safety, waste management and advanced reactors, but too often it is inside the "nuclear bubble", never reaching those influential policymakers and investors whose buy-in will be essential if nuclear is to succeed, writes Eric Meyer, the founder of Generation Atomic, which aims to "energise and empower today’s generations to advocate for a nuclear future".

Perspectives 26 April 2022


A guide: Nuclear power in Ukraine

A guide: Nuclear power in Ukraine

With the attention of the world focused on events in Ukraine, one of the questions people are asking is about the country’s nuclear power industry.

Perspectives 24 February 2022