By Lenka Kollar, International Youth Nuclear Congress and American Nuclear Society delegate to COP22 The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) held the 22nd Conference of the Parties (COP22) in Marrakech Morocco on 7-18 November 2016. This was the first time that nations met after signing and bringing into force the Paris Agreement. […]
How Can Innovative Nuclear Power Technologies Help Achieve the SDGs? IAEA Invites Young Leaders to Share their Views
Young academics and professionals will have the opportunity to share their views on the role of nuclear power technologies in helping achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at a major international conference next year, part of efforts to prepare the next generation of leaders in the industry. Click here to view all text
By Lenka Kollar On 24 October 2016, members of IYNC along with other independent pro-nuclear environmentalists marched rallied in Chicago start a new pro-nuclear movement and to support the Next Generation Energy Plan (NGEP), which would allow for continued operation of the Clinton and Quad Cities Nuclear Plants in Illinois (United States). “Abandoning these plants […]
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) demonstrated their support to the young professionals in nuclear science and technology during the opening session of the 9th International Youth Nuclear Congress in Hangzhou, China. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano sent a written statement that was delivered during a speech by Mr Dazhu Yang, Deputy Director General […]
By Denis Janin, IYNC President. An IYNC delegation attended the 60th General Conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) from September 26th until 30th in Vienna. The IAEA was created in 1966 and the anniversary of the General Conference was also the anniversary of this United Nation body created 60 years ago. To celebrate […]
In cold winter, an IYNC delegation took a trip to the warm south to view first hand the cradle of South American nuclear power industry. During a short flight from Buenos Aires to Bariloche, there was only one thought I was turning over in my mind – why do my neighbors have warm jackets carefully […]
The report aims to outline the main arguments against nuclear power as used by anti-nuclear activist organisations and to present them to professionals in the nuclear industry. Using this as a basis, nuclear professionals should be able to understand and, further down the road, learn to communicate with anti-nuclear activists.