Category Archives: Nuclear Economics

Energy Probe’s Norm Rubin on the Agenda discussing Canada’s nuclear future

(September 21, 2009) The show originally aired on September 8th. Continue reading

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The two blows that killed the industry: Sources

(August 1, 2009) http://www.parl.gc.ca/36/1/parlbus/commbus/senate/Com-e/enrg-e/18eva-e.htm?Language=E&Parl=36&Ses=1&comm_id=5 Continue reading

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The two blows that killed the industry

(August 1, 2009) No industry in history has held more promise, been more welcomed, received more favours and failed more spectacularly than the commercial nuclear power industry. Continue reading

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Is it time to press reset on nuclear?

(July 31, 2009) Cost overruns, delays in building reactors are sapping a nuclear revival

In a throwback to its tumultuous past, nuclear power is teetering on the brink of renaissance or relapse, waffling between a return to its golden age and a slow demise. Continue reading

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Is it time to press reset on nuclear?

(July 31, 2009) Cost overruns, delays in building reactors are sapping a nuclear revival. In a throwback to its tumultuous past, nuclear power is teetering on the brink of renaissance or relapse, waffling between a return to its golden age and a slow demise. Continue reading

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Sell nuclear to grow nuclear

(June 29. 2009) Prime Minister Harper quipped last Fall that falling stock markets provided a good buying opportunity. Right now the opposite is true for Canadian nuclear. Now is the time for the government to sell, sell, sell; which is exactly what the government plans to do. The federal government plants to restructure and sell off parts of the federal Crown Corporation, Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL). Continue reading

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CNP’s top ten reasons for Jean Cretien to say NO CANDU to China

(June 26, 2009) The Campaign for Nuclear Phaseout calls on Prime Minister Jean Chrétien to stop the sale of CANDU reactors to China. China is an international outlaw in its nuclear policies, as well as in its abysmal record of human rights abuses. Selling nuclear reactors to China places Canada in an indefensible moral, political and environmental position. Here are CNP’s top ten reasons for Jean Chrétien and his team to call off the sale: Continue reading

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