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Stronger International Safeguards as a Condition of Supply to Nuclear Energy Programs: Coming to Consensus in the Nuclear Suppliers Group

This commentary discusses a history of related policy developments in the NSG, examines some of the group’s roadblocks to consensus, and suggests options for making progress on adding stronger international safeguards as a condition of supply to nuclear energy programs.

Massive containers hold spent nuclear fuel

In a new report, Matt Bowen explains how the United States reached its current stalemate over nuclear waste disposal, and examines productive approaches in other countries and a few domestic ones that could guide US policy makers through options for improving the prospects for nuclear waste disposal going forward.

In a new commentary, Matt Bowen examines the geopolitical and national security implications of the United States and its traditional allies effectively ceding the international nuclear energy marketplace to the Chinese and Russians.

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Rich Powell
Executive Director, ClearPath and ClearPath Action

Host Jason Bordoff is joined by Rich Powell to discuss what to expect in climate policy moving forward, particularly on the Republican side of the aisle.  

Adam Higginbotham
Journalist and Author, Midnight in Chernobyl

For more than three decades, the word Chernobyl has become synonymous with catastrophic failure and with disaster. Its legacy weighed on popular perceptions of nuclear power for years, and it came to...

Dr. Christof Rühl
Energy Expert and Economist

Global energy markets are in flux, from the rapid growth in renewable energy production and falling technology costs to talk of peak demand and calls for urgent action on climate change. At the same time, greenhouse gas emissions went up last...