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The Future of Nuclear Power Workshop

last modified Apr 21, 2017 04:01 PM
The Future of Nuclear Power Workshop

Mark, Tony and Ani at the Workshop

In April, there was a workshop on The Future of Nuclear Power at Environmental Progress in Berkeley Ca, led by Michael Shellenberger the author, campaigner and eco-pragmatist – who sees nuclear energy as fundamental to the future of human development, in a carbon constrained world. As well as senior figures from the US industry there were leading experts on nuclear from around the world.

The workshops addressed three questions:

  • How to save existing nuclear in the US threatened by low gas prices and highly subsidised renewables?
  • How to make new nuclear affordable?
  • How to re-state the vision for nuclear in 21st century?

Two past students and the previous course director from the MPhil in Nuclear Energy attended: Mark Nelson who now works at Environmental Progress, Ani Mohan who works at Tandem Research, an energy consultancy in India, but currently on a fellowship in Germany and Tony Roulstone.

4th Year Project Deadlines

 May 2017
Each student submits two copies of Final report plus an extra copy of their technical abstract, plus their log book or electronic equivalent to Group Centres by 4pm.

 

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