Nuclear waste is one of the main sticking points in the public discourse about the future of nuclear power. But technological advances are greatly reducing the amount and radiotoxicity of it.
The Texas cold fuels a storm over energy policy, even as the U.S. returns to the Paris Agreement and moves toward elements of a Green New Deal.
When Covid-19 forced countries into lockdown for the first time, reports abounded of reduced pollution and clear skies as a result of the sharp reduction in economic activity. This visible change in the environment has increased pressure on policymakers around
"Semiarid places are now like students who get an A nearly every day,” says Princeton's Dr. Amilcare Porporato. Yet climate change may turn their solar-energy grades to Bs or Cs.
The renewed interest in nuclear energy projects in Central-Eastern Europe has hardly gone unnoticed around the planet.
The electricity generated by each reactor would suffice to power 450,000 homes.