As the world’s energy crisis intensifies, there’s renewed interest in uranium and nuclear power.
Considering South Africa’s climatic advantage, the fraction of electricity generated from renewable energy technologies is low.
Scientists have been working on a solution for decades.
New relationships between energy, geopolitical security and climate change policy flowing from the invasion of Ukraine are beginning to emerge, and the implications could be enormous.
Experts in nuclear power and nuclear medicine worry that fears of radiation will keep us relying on fossil fuels for longer.
The UK government sees a reliable and low-carbon solution to future energy crises in nuclear power.
Molten salt reactors are being touted as an advanced technology for the production of nuclear energy, but their implementation is fraught with challenges.
The world’s nuclear power plants are on the frontline of climate change – and not in a good way.
The rush to evacuate communities and abandon nuclear energy was understandable, but an error.
South Africa’s Integrated Resource Plan for Electricity reflects a global trend away from nuclear energy. But the government’s actions suggest otherwise.
Investing billions in refurbishing nuclear generating stations doesn’t make economic sense as the cost of renewables fall dramatically.
Unpacking what South Africa’s new energy plan says about nuclear energy.
Nuclear energy generates 75% of France’s electricity, and ongoing troubles at the new Flamanville EPR reactor have raised crucial questions about its future in the country’s electricity mix.
Nuclear fusion may power post-carbon societies – but it won’t save us from climate change.
Nuclear waste is dangerous, will outlast our civilisation and needs to be dealt with as safely as possible.
The state of Australia’s energy and climate change policy is reason to despair. But there may be a nuclear solution that keeps both sides happy.
Developing nuclear weapons requires technological and industrial capabilities that Australia simply does not have at the moment. The political will may be lacking, too.
The 6-3 ruling challenges some common political assumptions about conservatives and liberals.
The HBO series ‘Chernobyl’ has reignited interest among tourists to visit Pripyat, but growing up in the disaster’s shadow has made us wary.
Distrusting large federal bureaucracies isn’t reserved for conservatives anymore.