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Discussions to Inform the Clean Energy Ministerial
Our Fastest Path to Zero Institute hosted a three-part discussion on the equitable design, deployment, and transition to advanced nuclear energy technologies in support of the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) Nuclear Innovation: Clean Energy Future (NICE Future) initiative’s new RISE3 campaign on researching the impacts on social equity and economic empowerment. The RISE3 campaign will enable discussion on how nuclear energy and flexible electric and non-electric applications can lift economies and quality of life for communities and nations.
Michigan Memorial Phoenix Project Rededication | April 8, 2022
We rededicated the Michigan Memorial Phoenix Project and reaffirmed the project’s purpose of advancing the uses of nuclear science and technology for the welfare of the human race. We discussed advanced reactors, modern energy issues, global nuclear commerce, safeguarding nuclear’s future, social engagement and equity, young nuclear leaders, and more. Watch below.
Nuclear Innovation, Decarbonization, and Environmental Justice | September 15, 2021
A conversation that reimagines the technological, institutional, intellectual, and ethical foundations of the nuclear energy sector, and how to root them in equity-centered engineering.
Fastest Path to Zero: Advanced Nuclear | October 27, 2021
It has never been more important to set the world on track to reduce global emissions and mitigate the impact of climate change. That’s why we must use every low- and zero-carbon option at our disposal, including advanced nuclear energy.
Colloquia | February 14, 2020
Marissa Bell, Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Geography at SUNY University at Buffalo, talks about the social and political aspects of nuclear waste siting with a focus on consent.
U-M and INL Joint Technical Seminar on Advanced Reactors | February 23, 2021
NERS Prof. Brendan Kochunas and Nick Smith from Idaho National Laboratory (INL) give an overview of the National Reactor Innovation Center (NRIC) and discuss holistic approaches to modern reactor design. Watch