nuclear energy

March 27, 2011

What’s the Link between the World’s Population and Nuclear Energy?

Japan’s nuclear disaster got me thinking about energy demand. Nuclear power advocates justify the decision to power plants with uranium as the best way to meet energy demands […]
March 16, 2011

Japan crisis may influence South Africa’s nuclear power plant decisions

South Africa’s intention to expand its nuclear energy capacity has not been affected by the unfolding crisis and concerns about radioactivity at Japan’s earthquake-stricken Fukushima Daiichi […]
July 9, 2010

Why is nuclear energy experiencing a resurgence?

Cost overruns and several nuclear plant mishaps shut down construction of nuclear reactors in the United States over three decades ago. Money, allocated by Congress for […]