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2001 Annual Energy Review

The US Department of Energy's Energy Information Administration (EIA) describes itself as providing policy-independent data, forecasts, and analyses to promote sound policy making, efficient markets, and public understanding regarding energy and its interaction with the economy and the environment. The EIA Web site provides many informational pages and publications including the newly released...
After a series of negotiations with political party leaders, Germany decides to phase out the use of nuclear power

Nuclear power in Germany: The reasons behind Chancellor Merkel's U-turn France Criticizes German Nuclear Retreat German nuclear energy history: a timeline,,15117199,00.html Nuclear Power Global Status...
Dealing with Waste: The Nuclear Debate

Developed by the Industry Supports Education initiative (ISE), this website allows teenagers to take part in an online debate about how to cope with nuclear waste and whether and how nuclear power should be used in the future. During the debate, the user has a discussion with a virtual devil's advocate (DA). Visitors can either take the role of being in favor of nuclear power or against nuclear...
International Atomic Energy Agency: 2007 Safety Glossary

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is described as an independent intergovernmental, science and technology-based organization in the United Nations family that serves as the global focal point for nuclear cooperation. One of the many helpful online resources provided by the organization is the IAEA Safety Glossary. Visitors have access to nuclear safety and transportation related terms...
International Atomic Energy Agency: Nuclear Data Section/Atomic and Molecular Data Unit

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in 1999 announced the new Aladdin Database Server, a numerical database for fusion energy research and other plasma science and technology applications. The Aladdin Database Server contains four databases: Collisional Database, H Neutral Beam Database, Particle-Surface Interactions, and Elementary Processes in H-He Plasmas. A Glossary is provided to...
Joint Committee on Atomic Energy

From 1946 to 1977, the Joint Committee on Atomic Energy (JAEC) was responsible for making "continuing studies of the activities of the Atomic Energy Commission and of problems relating to the development, use, and control of atomic energy." Over three decades, the Committee looked into peacetime uses of atomic energy, international agreements regarding atomic energy, and various mutual defense...
OECD Nuclear Energy Agency

Based in Paris, the Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) is a specialized agency within the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) whose mission is to assist its member countries in "maintaining and further developing, through international co-operation, the scientific, technological and legal bases required for the safe, environmentally friendly and economical use of nuclear energy...
Our World in Data: Nuclear Energy

Nuclear energy will be a key component of efforts to transition away from fossil fuels. This infographic on nuclear energy uses current data and handy visualizations to explore the efficacy, capacity, and safety of nuclear energy generation compared to fossil fuels. Readers can scroll the page linked above for textual and graphical overviews of total nuclear energy production and nuclear as a...
The Future of Nuclear Energy in a Carbon-Constrained World

Stigmas surrounding nuclear energy are prevalent. Individuals may think of Fukushima, Three Mile Island, or Chernobyl when they hear discussions of nuclear power. However, in a situation of exacerbating effects of climate change and exponentially increasing energy demands, nuclear energy will likely be part of any solution. This research publication from the MIT Energy Initiative, the final report...
Two on the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor

The International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) is the name of a revolutionary new power plant that, when completed, will produce the first sustained nuclear fusion reactions. ITER is the culmination of a massive effort, slated as "the world's largest international cooperative research and development project after the International Space Station." In a news report from the British...