Nuclear Power for the Next Generation
Nuclear Power for the Next Generation: Addressing Energy, Climate, and Security Challenges This report is a distillation of the issues examined in a series of workshops and three major policy memos that offered 22 recommendations. These proposals were produced through a process that had as a core principle: no artificial consensus or ideological preconceptions. So, while not all participants agreed with every proposal, these is agreement that action must be...
Policy Memo 3: Findings and Recommendations
Click Image to Download PDF Evolving Nuclear Governance for a New Era Findings and Recommendations The following findings and recommendations are based on the Global Nexus Initiative’s June 2016 workshop on Nuclear Governance in a New Era: Challenges and Responsibilities. Finding I: The Nuclear Governance System Must Effectively Respond to New Challenges  The global nuclear governance system is facing a series of new challenges that require effective responses.  As...
Policy Memo 2: Findings and Recommendations
Click Image to Download PDF   A Framework for Advanced Nuclear Reactor Development Findings and Recommendations The following findings and recommendations are based on the Global Nexus Initiative’s February 2016 workshop on Next Generation Nuclear Power: Value and Challenges of Transitioning to Advanced Technologies. FINDING I: Meeting Climate Goals In order to meet the Paris Climate Change Agreement, analysis by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and others indicates that...
Policy Memo 1: Findings and Recommendations
Click Image to Download PDF   The Role and Responsibility of Nuclear Power in a Carbon Constrained World Findings and Recommendations Governments, organizations, and individuals concerned with rising concentrations of greenhouse gases agree that a portfolio of technologies will be required to decarbonize the energy system. No single approach will be adequate to achieve the emission reductions necessary to limit future temperature increases. Nuclear power currently is making a...