The case for small modular nuclear reactors in 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.
Can India catch up on nuclear medicine?
Amidst the coronavirus pandemic, nuclear medicine is having its time to shine. The International Atomic Agency (IAEA) is providing diagnostic kits and training to countries interested in using nuclear-assisted tests to detect the virus and track its transmission paths.
Nuclear power in the fight against COVID-19
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
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.
India’s reactor building has progressed only with Russia: Expert
The Indian reactor building program has not gone off well except for the cooperation with Russia, while the rising cost of nuclear technology has been a key factor in this situation, according to a New Delhi based expert.
The Human Factor: Why AI is Useless without Human Beings
AI is still considered by some market players as either a Messiah, capable of solving all the problems of mankind, or a kind of monster that will take away jobs from people and conquer the world.
How Digitalization Could Extend the Hydrocarbon Economy Lifespan
Scientists regularly scare oil-producing countries with statements about the era of oil soon passing and readily available hydrocarbons being almost exhausted.
Decline in nuclear power to impact energy security: International Energy Agency
The International Energy Agency (IEA) expects that the share of Nuclear power in the global energy mix is expected to decline by 2040 in absence of policy support to boost investment, which in turn would have an adverse impact on the energy security and sustainability.
Draw inspiration from Vedas to fight climate change: Dia Mirza
Bollywood actor and environmentalist Dia Mirza says it’s time to draw inspiration from the Vedas to fight climate change and save the global ecology.
Housing & energy in India: Avoiding market failure to boost growth
With the rapid urbanisation and growing energy consumption in India, the trend of higher demand for urban housing and energy is here to stay.