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Propelling decarbonisation
Thursday, February 18, 2021 by Proposals for nuclear powered container ships have returned after a decade in the doldrums. By Jeremy Gordon

Macron steers nuclear policy
Wednesday, February 03, 2021 by France remains committed to reducing its nuclear share, but for President Emmanuel Macron the strategic importance of the technology is reaching a new high, writes Jeremy Gordon

Bringing radiation down to earth
Tuesday, January 19, 2021 by If I had a dollar for every time I had heard ‘We need to educate the public’ I would have more than enough to do something about it, says Jeremy Gordon

Critical moment for China
Thursday, November 05, 2020 by China has been building the world’s biggest nuclear power plants, but as Jeremy Gordon asks, is it storing up the world’s biggest public relations problems to go with them?

How tragedy plays out
Thursday, October 01, 2020 by Jeremy Gordon looks at the recent disaster in Beirut and the reaction of the fertiliser industry to the explosion. How does this compare with response to a nuclear accident?

Real resilience
Wednesday, August 12, 2020 by Is the nuclear industry resilient? The true test will be seeing whether they build better business plans, not simply more resilient power plants, says Jeremy Gordon

Rethinking nuclear
Wednesday, July 22, 2020 by Jeremy Gordon explains how more data on nuclear energy, and personal experiences, can help people change their views

Fuelling positivity
Wednesday, July 01, 2020 by The coronavirus pandemic has hit most markets hard, but uranium is bucking the trend, Jeremy Gordon explains

A question of reinvention
Thursday, June 18, 2020 by Nuclear energy needs to reinvent itself so that its benefits, risks and deeds are understood in terms of the values guiding us through this pandemic, says Jeremy Gordon.

Double espresso?
Wednesday, May 20, 2020 by Jeremy Gordon considers the legacies we have inherited from previous generations, both radioactive and otherwise.

Why nuclear energy needs a reinvention
Thursday, April 23, 2020 by Nuclear energy needs to reinvent itself so that its benefits, risks and deeds are understood in terms of the values guiding us through this pandemic, says Jeremy Gordon

Use it or lose it
Wednesday, April 08, 2020 by Jeremy Gordon looks at the closure of Fessenheim, France’s oldest nuclear plant. Does it mark the beginning of the end of nuclear power in the country?

Keep on keeping on
Wednesday, March 18, 2020 by Even if climate targets seem insurmountable, every single reactor means less demand for fossil fuel extraction and a step toward reducing carbon emissions, says Jeremy Gordon.

Just to sell soap
Thursday, February 27, 2020 by UK-based consumer soap brand Lush always carries one product line from which all proceeds after tax go to a selected charity. Jeremy Gordon looks at how the brand has been...

What’s in a name?
Thursday, February 06, 2020 by Jeremy Gordon, suggests why the nuclear industry should pay more attention to naming its reactor designs.

Needs must when the devil drives
Wednesday, January 15, 2020 by Climate change calls for drastic measures. Jeremy Gordon looks to Europe, where recent polls and policy changes suggest renewed optimism for nuclear power

Back to nature
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 by Nuclear power is already helping to reduce the burden we place on the planet. But future technologies could offer even greater potential not just for decarbonisation, but also...

Welcome rebellion
Monday, October 07, 2019 by New types of technology-neutral climate activism offer new opportunities for the nuclear sector. Jeremy Gordon explains why nuclear workers should get involved

Value proposition
Tuesday, September 24, 2019 by There is a limit to fact-based communication, so industry should connect on values and create a compelling vision of nuclear energy, says Jeremy Gordon.

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