Nuclear

Why nuclear energy is not climate friendly.

 

Thursday, 16 April 2009 08:19

Nuclear industry association launched.

The IIR conference in Johannesburg earlier this year ended with a call on the final day for a South African Nuclear Industry Association.
Necsa’s history, background and future plans.

Close to €7-million (ZAR68-million) will be spent on improving nuclear and radiological security in Africa, after the European Union approved funds to bolster the International Atomic Energy Agency’s (IAEA’s) activities in the continent.

Thursday, 16 April 2009 08:15

PBMR vs Conventional Nuclear Reactors

We explore the differences, pros & cons
At a two-day executive meeting held in Cape Town at the end of November under the above title, a host of eminent decision makers discussed the policies and practicalities of using nuclear power to meet Africa’s electricity needs.
Can nuclear energy can play a role in alleviating climate change?
Tuesday, 14 April 2009 13:31

Nuclear science & technology in Africa

Surveying the regional scene in a visit to Algeria during January this year, with particular reference to the support provided by the IAEA through technical cooperation and research channels, IAEA Director-General Mohamed EIBaradei said that African countries are realising benefits from a wide range of applications rooted in nuclear science, radiation and isotope technologies, and nuclear energy.
Expanding the use of nuclear power could play a big role in curbing greenhouse gas emissions and help create a sustainable energy future, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said recently.
“The explosion at Chernobyl showed that we are capable of contaminating the planet for the long term, and of leaving a terrible legacy for future generations."
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