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EBC New Nuclear Power and Climate Change: Issues and Opportunities
November 3, 2006 @ 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Air & Waste Management Association – New England Section
With the growing focus on global climate change, nuclear energy is being presented as having perhaps one of the lowest impacts on the environment of any energy source. This EBC/AWMA neutral forum for institutional, regulatory and private sector representatives and professionals will discuss the possible role of New Nuclear Power in addressing growing energy demands with this carbon-free technology. How does nuclear power benefit climate change? What significant issues face new nuclear power plant development? Economics, siting, safety, waste, proliferation, public acceptance?
This in-depth full-day seminar will include presentations by distinguished professionals in the following areas:
- Next Generation Nuclear Power Technology, Economics and Safety
- Siting, Risk and Emergency Planning
- Waste Management and Nuclear Proliferation Issues
- Climate Change Benefits, Public Education/Dialogue
Nuclear Power – Public Fears – Perception and Reality
William Sweet, Editor of IEEE Spectrum
Global Warming and the Case for Renewable and Nuclear Energy
Additional speakers to be announced.