Nuclear power and the energy transition

Nuclear power and the energy transition

Sustainability Times
Addressing climate change will require an energy system transformation so enormous that we cannot afford to say “no” to any technology that reduces CO2 emissions.
Criticality of Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor pushed back further

India needs low-carbon energy partnerships to power its rise

Sustainability Times
One of this century’s great success stories could well be India, a diverse country with huge untapped human and economic potentials.
75 years of India’s civilian nuclear energy programme

On the issue of higher safety, lower costs of small reactors

Nuclear Asia
On the issue of the enhanced safety and cost efficiency provided by small and modular (SMR) reactors, making these more suitable for Asian countries, various research has shown that SMRs, essentially by virtue of their design, provide increased safety by eliminating many of the factors that provoke accidents.
Considerations for safer and less costly nuclear energy

Considerations for safer and less costly nuclear energy

Nuclear Asia
Continuing with the focus on nuclear energy while the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic rages across the globe, highlighting starkly, at the same time, the implications of climate change, the point of departure here is that nuclear is the only clean energy source that generates electricity 24X7.
The case for small modular nuclear reactors in Asia

The case for small modular nuclear reactors in Asia

Nuclear Asia
The ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic raging across the globe has starkly highlighted the urgency for sustainable develoment by cutting emissions to reduce global warming that is destroying natural habitat, bringing animals in closer contact with people and facilitating, thereby, the frequent outbreak of zoonotic diseases, which has culminated in the deadly COVID-19.

Nuclear power in the fight against COVID-19

Nuclear Asia
Nuclear power has responded to the call to action in the public health crisis that each and every one of us is facing, writes World Nuclear Association Director General Agneta Rising.

I was concerned with preserving India’s strategic autonomy: Anil Kakodkar

IANS
The landmark India-US nuclear deal of 2008 marked a tectonic shift in international politics but it took a lot of hard bargaining to ensure the country”s strategic autonomy was not compromised, says a top scientist who was at the centre of the negotiations — and received the full backing of then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

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