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What is the relationship between the economics of nuclear power and the proliferation of nuclear weapons? When security and arms control analysts list what has helped keep nuclear weapons technologies from spreading further than they already have, energy economics are rarely, if ever, mentioned. Yet, large civilian nuclear energy programs bring states quite a way towards developing nuclear weapons and it has been energy economics, more than any other force, which has hampered most states’ plans to develop such projects. read more
May 05, 2008 Nuclear Reactors Will Cost Twice Estimate, Says E.ON Chief
Published on May 5, 2008, this article is no longer available on The Times of London website.
Articles
Apr 24, 2008 Assisting the Management of Spent Fuel and Radioactive Waste (NON-PAPER)
This undated non-paper on the implementation of the U.S.-Russia July 2007 Declaration on Nuclear Energy and Nonproliferation was circulated at the "Sochi Summit" between Presidents Bush and Putin in early April 2008.
Official Docs & Letters
Apr 23, 2008 International Finance and Investment for Nuclear Power Projects in Developing Countries (NON-PAPER)
This undated non-paper on the implementation of the U.S.-Russia July 2007 Declaration on Nuclear Energy and Nonproliferation was circulated at the "Sochi Summit" between Presidents Bush and Putin in early April 2008.
Official Docs & Letters
Apr 21, 2008 Koplow on Subsidies to Calvert Cliffs 3
Mr. Koplow, founder of Earth Track, presented his findings at an NPEC conference at Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty in Prague, Czech Republic.
Presentations
Apr 15, 2008 "Nuclear Power in Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and Turkey: How Cost Effective?" (DRAFT)
This update contains an expanded narrative for the slides that Dalberg"s Peter Tynan and John Stephenson presented at NPEC"s March 2008 conference on commercial nuclear energy in an unstable, carbon-constrained world at Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty in Prague
Presentations
Apr 11, 2008 Atoms for Peace in the Middle East: The Technical and Regulatory Requirements (DRAFT)
Dr. Acton, who co-authored this presentation with Prof. Wyn Bowen of King"s College London, shared their findings at an NPEC conference hosted by Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty in Prague, Czech Republic.
Presentations
Apr 06, 2008 Taxpayer Financing for Nuclear Power: Precedents and Consequences
Mr. Bradford, who served on the Nuclear Regulatory Commission under Carter and Reagan, is an adjunct professor at Vermont Law School.
Working Papers
Apr 05, 2008 Nuclear Power as "Federal Infrastructure" (PRESENTATION)
Mr. Bradford, who served on the Nuclear Regulatory Commission under Carter and Reagan, is an adjunct professor at Vermont Law School. He presented these slides at an NPEC conference at Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty in Prague, Czech Republic
Presentations
Apr 02, 2008 Nuclear Engineering International, "Buried Costs."
Nuclear Engineering International releases "Buried Costs". Ian Jackson´s article -- which examines the costs of disposing of nuclear waste, and how this might impact the costs of new nuclear power plant-builds in Britain -- excerpts from his new book, Nukenomics: The Commercialization of Britain´s Nuclear Industry. Mr. Jackson, who joined the UK nuclear industry in 1986, has worked in Britain´s Atomic Energy Research Establishment and as a nuclear regulator.
Articles
Mar 29, 2008 On the Westinghouse AP 1000 Sale to China and its Possible Military Implications (2007)
Mr. Mladineo is a former nuclear submarine officer, and a U.S. government nuclear threat reduction analyst working at the national laboratories run by Department of Energy; the opinions expressed in this paper are his alone. Commentary is provided by Charles D. Ferguson, Fellow for Science and Technology at the Council on Foreign Relations and a former nuclear submarine officer.
Working Papers
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