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The Future of Nuclear Energy

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March 29, 2017

5:30 am - 7:00 am

Perhaps no source of energy sparks as much debate as nuclear power. Heralded in the 1950s and 1960s as the way of the future—only to face growing concern in the 1970s and 1980s around ties to nuclear weapons proliferation, safety, and waste—interest in nuclear power plants has chilled. Questions about the future of the industry have been raised, enlivened by Japan’s nuclear crisis at Fukushima and the now paramount issues relating to energy security and climate change. Building on forthcoming research from the Center on Global Energy Policy—a three-part series on nuclear technology, the geopolitics of nuclear energy, and U.S. policy—this panel will examine the history of nuclear power, its future, and the policy and business choices that lie ahead. This event is made possible, in part, by support from the Sasakawa Peace Foundation. Distinguished experts joining the panel will include:  Dr. Andrew Kadak, former President of the American Nuclear Society and MIT Professor Tim Frazier, former Senior DOE Official and Principal, TAFrazier LLC Dr. Patricia Culligan, Professor of Civil Engineering at the Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Columbia University Dr. Nicola de Blasio, Fellow, Center on Global Energy Policy, Columbia University Richard Nephew, Senior Research Scholar, Center on Global Energy Policy, Columbia University Registration is required. This event is open to press. Please direct media inquiries to Jamie Shellenberger-Bessmann ([email protected]) It will be livestreamed at energypolicy.columbia.edu/watch. A podcast of this event (in addition to other past Center events) will be available ~12 days after the date of the event through iTunes or via our website.

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