Our nuclear energy work



New Atlanticist

May 16, 2024

The US is banning the import of Russian nuclear fuel. Here’s why that matters.

By Jennifer T. Gordon

The US Congress has taken a crucial step in moving away from dependence on Russian nuclear fuel, but more action is needed.

Energy & Environment Nuclear Energy


Apr 16, 2024

Ukrainian nuclear energy can fuel country’s recovery and power Europe

By Suriya Evans-Pritchard Jayanti

Ukraine's nuclear energy industry could help fuel the country’s reconstruction and power Europe’s energy transition, writes Suriya Evans-Pritchard Jayanti.

Conflict Economy & Business

In the News

Mar 26, 2024

Shaffer quoted in Aze Media on the Metsamor Nuclear Power Plant

Eastern Europe Energy & Environment

Enabling net-zero solutions

Mar 4, 2024

Toward harmonizing transatlantic hydrogen policies: Understanding the gaps

By Joseph Webster and Pau Ruiz Guix

Clean hydrogen is becoming a critical tool for decarbonizing hard-to-abate sectors. While the US and EU governments are supporting the growth of their respective hydrogen industries, they must identify gaps in transatlantic approaches to effectively build on each others' efforts rather than create hinderances.

European Union Geopolitics & Energy Security

In the News

Feb 5, 2024

Gordon and Derentz in the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies: United States nuclear policy, small modular reactors, and global energy security

Energy Markets & Governance Geopolitics & Energy Security

New Atlanticist

Dec 15, 2023

The takeaway from COP28: Gas and nuclear are part of the energy transition

By Ana Palacio

The concept of a “transition” in the energy transition is too often lost: specifically, the idea that it will extend over time and require overlap.

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment

New Atlanticist

Dec 8, 2023

Technology leaders warn that 2030 climate aims are at risk without accelerated support for innovation

By Nick Fouriezos

Global policymakers and leaders will have to act quickly to pave the way for innovation if they want any chance of meeting their lofty 2030 decarbonization goals.

Climate Change & Climate Action Economy & Business

New Atlanticist

Dec 6, 2023

John Kerry unveils a ‘critical’ new US strategy to expand fusion energy

By Katherine Walla

"We need to pull ourselves together with every strength we have,” Kerry said on the first day of the Global Energy Forum.

Africa Climate Change & Climate Action

Global Energy Agenda

Dec 5, 2023

A new generation of nuclear reactors is poised to set the United States—and the world—on the path to net zero

By John Wagner

Over the next decade, more than a dozen advanced reactor concepts will be demonstrated in the United States. Ensuring the advancement of this nuclear energy will be critical to securing security, prosperity, and environmental sustainability for future generations.

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy Transitions

In the News

Dec 4, 2023

Evans-Pritchard Jayanti in Time: Nuclear power is the only solution

By Atlantic Council

Climate Change & Climate Action Nuclear Energy