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In a new commentary, Matt Bowen explores the important role nuclear energy can play in lowering greenhouse gas emissions to avoid the worst potential outcomes of climate change.

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Richard Nephew recommends several changes to how US nuclear cooperation agreements are negotiated as well as enhancements to overall US nuclear nonproliferation policies.

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Richard Nephew and Jarrett Blanc

Jarrett Blanc and Richard Nephew discuss the imminent nuclear crisis in Iran, atomic archive and the path forward.


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Adam Higginbotham
Journalist and Author, Midnight in Chernobyl

For more than three decades, the word Chernobyl has become synonymous with catastrophic failure and with disaster. Its legacy weighed on popular perceptions of nuclear power for years, and it came to...

Dr. Christof Rühl
Energy Expert and Economist

Global energy markets are in flux, from the rapid growth in renewable energy production and falling technology costs to talk of peak demand and calls for urgent action on climate change. At the same time, greenhouse gas emissions went up last...

Dan Poneman
President and CEO of Centrus Energy Corporation

Nuclear energy is increasingly seen as a solution to climate change, thanks to its carbon-free characteristics. But harnessing the atom more for peaceful purposes like electric power also requires assurances that it will be done safely and...