Friday, May 24, 2024
Canada’s Politics and Government News Source Since 1989
Friday, May 24, 2024 | Latest Paper

M.V. Ramana and Susan O’Donnell

M.V. Ramana is the Simons Chair in Disarmament, Global and Human Security and professor at the School of Public Policy and Global Affairs, University of British Columbia, and the author of The Power of Promise: Examining Nuclear Energy in India. Susan O'Donnell is the primary investigator of the RAVEN project at the University of New Brunswick, a member of the Coalition for Responsible Energy Development in New Brunswick, and an adjunct research professor in the Environment and Society program at St. Thomas University.

Canada’s support is puzzling when considering other official statements about nuclear energy. In 2021, Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault, seen here, said that nuclear power must compete with renewable energy in the market, write Susan O'Donnell and M.V. Ramana. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Canada’s support is puzzling when considering other official statements about nuclear energy. In 2021, Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault, seen here, said that nuclear power must compete with renewable energy in the market, write Susan O'Donnell and M.V. Ramana. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Then-minister of natural resources Seamus O'Regan speaks at the Canadian Nuclear Association's annual conference in Ottawa in Feb. 2020. Underlying O'Regan's 2020 statement that there is 'no path to net-zero without nuclear' is wishful thinking about the economics of nuclear energy, write M.V. Ramana and Susan O'Donnell. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Then-minister of natural resources Seamus O'Regan speaks at the Canadian Nuclear Association's annual conference in Ottawa in Feb. 2020. Underlying O'Regan's 2020 statement that there is 'no path to net-zero without nuclear' is wishful thinking about the economics of nuclear energy, write M.V. Ramana and Susan O'Donnell. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Environment and Climate Change Minister Steven Guilbeault's stance on small modular nuclear reactors favours the nuclear industry, and weakens oversight of an untested and risky technology, write Susan O'Donnell and M.V. Ramana. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Environment and Climate Change Minister Steven Guilbeault's stance on small modular nuclear reactors favours the nuclear industry, and weakens oversight of an untested and risky technology, write Susan O'Donnell and M.V. Ramana. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Canada's federal Energy Minister Jonathan Wilkinson, pictured recently in a scrum on the Hill. We are against the government's support for the nuclear industry's plan to extract plutonium from spent nuclear fuel and export the technology, write M.V. Ramana and Susan O'Donnell. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Canada's federal Energy Minister Jonathan Wilkinson, pictured recently in a scrum on the Hill. We are against the government's support for the nuclear industry's plan to extract plutonium from spent nuclear fuel and export the technology, write M.V. Ramana and Susan O'Donnell. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Natural Resources Minister Jonathan Wilkinson, pictured on the Hill, addressed an international conference in Washington, D.C., on nuclear power on Oct. 26. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Natural Resources Minister Jonathan Wilkinson, pictured on the Hill, addressed an international conference in Washington, D.C., on nuclear power on Oct. 26. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade