Press Briefing: Nuclear Power for the Next Generation
  Nuclear Industry Joins Environmental and Security Leaders in New Report The Nuclear Energy Institute and Partnership for Global Security will hold a press briefing to present the final report of the Global Nexus Initiative, their joint project on climate change, nuclear power, and global security.  Time: 12:00 lunch and 12:15 program begins Date: Tuesday, May 2, 2017 Place: National Press Club, 529 14th Street NW, Washington, D.C. RSVP: mmp@nei.org Can't make it: Watch the Webcast  Follow the conversation on Twitter using #globalnexusinitiative Featured...
Serious Nuclear Security Challenges Posed by Evolving Suppliers and New Nations
Report by group of industry, energy, climate and security experts calls for strengthened nuclear governance April 19, 2017 – Washington, DC – The nuclear governance system is facing an unprecedented challenge as traditional nuclear suppliers that have built the backbone of the safety, security, and nonproliferation regime face new competition to provide technology to emerging nations. This according to a policy report released today by the Global Nexus Initiative (GNI),...
U.S. Energy and Climate Policy: A Few Thoughts on a Path Forward Internationally and at Home
Richard Rosenzweig There is great concern about the direction the Trump Administration and Republican Congress will take on climate policy. Its first consequential decision on the international front could be what to do about the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. The Administration’s pronouncements about Paris have been ambiguous, but many fear it will scuttle the treaty. We saw this movie 16 years ago.  In the first 60 days of his Administration,...
Nonproliferation, Nuclear Security and Advanced Reactors
Kenneth Luongo, President of PGS, spoke at the Third Way Advanced Reactor Summit in Washington DC on February 21. He addressed the need to take action to ensure that all advanced reactor designs minimize nuclear security and proliferation concerns and that none will contribute to global nuclear insecurity. For full remarks, READ or WATCH.  https://youtu.be/nEOqAUiivYw?list=PLvLY8sTAO2I54rMv2oDdNQecMY7c9bwJO
Release Date Announced
Time: 12:00 – 1:00 pm, Tuesday, May 2, 2017 Place: National Press Club 529 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20045 RSVP: info@globalnexusinitiative.org Can’t make it: Watch the Webcast (coming soon) Send your questions via Twitter using #globalnexusinitiative   About GNI Formed in 2015, the Global Nexus Initiative (GNI) is the first effort to bring together experts in nuclear power, global security, and environmental policy to recommend steps for the secure use of nuclear power in addressing climate change. Meet the working group.
Press Briefing: Advanced Nuclear Reactor Development
  Deploying Safe and Secure Advanced Nuclear Reactors for the Low-Carbon Economy Press briefing on the Global Nexus Initiative's recommendations on framework on advanced nuclear reactor deployment and the release of a new policy memo.  Time: 12:30 – 1:30 pm, Thursday, November 3, 2016 Lunch will be served at 12pm. Place: Nuclear Energy Institute 1201 F Street, NW, Suite 1100 Washington, D.C. 20004 RSVP: mmp@nei.org Can't make it: Watch the Webcast Send your questions via Twitter using #globalnexusinitiative Download the Report Featured Speakers Todd Allen, Senior Visiting Fellow, Third...
GNI at the 2016 NIS
The Global Nexus Initiative (GNI) project offered participants at the 2016 Nuclear Industry Summit (NIS) the chance to learn about the project at a special booth in the 2016 NIS Exhibition Hall. Co-located with the official 2016 Nuclear Security Summit, the Exhibition Hall provided representatives from governments, the U.S. national labs, the nuclear industry, the nongovernmental community, and journalists from around the world access to the the GNI project. The...
Press Briefing: Closing the Climate Gap: The Role and Responsibility of Nuclear Power
  Closing the Climate Gap: The Role and Responsibility of Nuclear Power Press briefing on the role of nuclear power in addressing climate change, expectations for the UNFCCC COP-21, and release of policy memo and recommendations Time: 12:30-1:30pm, Wednesday, December 9, 2015 Place: Zenger Room at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. RSVP:  info@globalnexusinitiative.org Lunch will be served at 12pm. Featured Speakers  Kenneth N. Luongo, President, Partnership for Global Security Mary Pietrzyk, Senior Manager, Policy Development, Nuclear...
GNI Project Launch
NEI and PGS officially launched the GNI project on August 12, 2015 in Washington D.C. as a new joint project to explore the linkages among climate change, nuclear power, and global security issues. The GNI will convene a highly accomplished, multidisciplinary Working Group of 15 experts to craft realistic and actionable policy solutions for policymakers to implement.   For more, see NEI's blog, any of the stories below, or search #globalnexusinitiative on...