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New Australian PM makes climate pledge

New Australian PM makes climate pledge

Australia has formally pledged to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 43% below 2005 levels by 2030. Prime Minister Anthony Albanese said the government will support a transition to renewable energy, but members of the shadow cabinet are signalling a willingness to include nuclear in the energy debate and a recent poll has found widespread public support.

Energy & Environment 17 June 2022


Californian support grows for Diablo Canyon: poll

Californian support grows for Diablo Canyon: poll

There is strong local and statewide support for extending the operations of California's only operating nuclear power plant - and the state's largest source of carbon-free generation - a newly released poll has found.

Energy & Environment 20 May 2022


Consultation on Italian repository concludes

Consultation on Italian repository concludes

Following a one-year public consultation, Italy's Societa Gestione Impianti Nucleari SpA has submitted to the Ministry of Ecological Transition the proposal for the National Charter of Eligible Areas to host the national repository for radioactive waste and a technological park.

Waste & Recycling 16 March 2022


Majority of Swiss support nuclear new build

Majority of Swiss support nuclear new build

While support for the continued use of nuclear energy is evenly split in the Swiss population, the majority of people support the lifting of the country's ban on the construction of new nuclear power plants, a poll conducted by market research company DemoSCOPE on behalf of the Swiss Nuclear Forum shows.

Nuclear Policies 09 March 2022


Fermi sees Estonian interest in nuclear grow

Fermi sees Estonian interest in nuclear grow

Some 68% of Estonian people either support or tend to support the consideration of small nuclear power plants in the country, according to a poll by Kantar Emor carried out for Fermi Energia. This is up from 54% in January 2021.

Nuclear Policies 07 February 2022


Another GDF community partnership forms in Cumbria

Another GDF community partnership forms in Cumbria

A community partnership has been formed in Allerdale, Cumbria, UK, to take forward discussions around siting a geological disposal facility for high-level radioactive waste. The Allerdale GDF Community Partnership is the third to form, following Mid Copeland GDF Community Partnership and South Copeland GDF Community Partnership in late-2021.

Waste & Recycling 19 January 2022


IAEA releases guide to stakeholder engagement

IAEA releases guide to stakeholder engagement

The International Atomic Energy Agency has published its first "guide level" publication to support national efforts to engage with stakeholders throughout the life cycle of all nuclear facilities. To succeed, nuclear projects need to engage with all relevant stakeholders, including the public, and explaining nuclear energy, strengthening relationships and building trust with stakeholders is key to this, the Agency said.

Corporate 06 January 2022


Czech support for nuclear rises in energy crisis

Czech support for nuclear rises in energy crisis

Support for nuclear energy has jumped to 65% in the Czech Republic with some 93% of people in the country wanting it to remain self-sufficient in electricity generation, according to a recent poll by IBRS.

Energy & Environment 23 December 2021


Polish support for nuclear on a high

Polish support for nuclear on a high

Support for nuclear energy in Poland is overwhelming with 78% of people supporting the technology as a response to climate change, according to opinion polling. It comes as the country experiences a series of developments towards nuclear deployment.

Nuclear Policies 15 December 2021


Second community partnership forms in Cumbria

Second community partnership forms in Cumbria

The second of two community partnerships has been formed in Copeland, Cumbria, UK, to take forward discussions around siting a geological disposal facility for high-level radioactive waste. Following the formation of the Mid Copeland GDF Community Partnership last month, neighbouring South Copeland has now put itself forward as a possible host for the facility.

Waste & Recycling 14 December 2021