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  • [2011-05-26] After Fukushima, South America Reassesses Nuclear-Power Push 

    Witte-Lebhar, Benjamin
    The recent nuclear disaster in Japan’s tsunami-damaged Fukushima reactor has shaken--but not buried--plans for an atomic energy surge in South America, which right now has just four of the world’s 442 nuclear power plants. ...
  • [2010-10-11] Brazil: Preparing For Post-Copenhagen Economy 

    NotiSur
    After the failure of the UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen, which was unable to reach a consensus regarding measures needed to fight global warming (see SourceMex, 2009-12-16), Brazil began to prepare for the ...
  • [2011-05-26] Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff Proceeding with Nuclear Power despite Fukushima Accident 

    Aronovich, Graziela
    The disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant in Japan has increased pressure on the Brazilian government to justify the use of nuclear power, but there is little evidence that President Dilma Rousseff’s ...
  • [2012-04-02] Carbon Dioxide and Climate Changes 

    Marbán, Gregorio; Arenillas, Ana; Gómez Borrego, Ángeles; Valdés-Solís Iglesias, Teresa; Álvarez Rodríguez, Marta; M. Arrieta López de Uralde, Jesús; Coello Camba, Alexandra; M. Duarte Quesada, Carlos; Garcías Bonet, Neus; Marbà Bordalba, Núria; Regaudie de Gioux, Aurore; Ruiz Halpern, Sergio; Sánchez Camacho, María; Vaquer Suñer, Raquel; Martínez Orio, Roberto; Suárez Díaz, Isabel; Cruz Cruz, Ignacio; Martínez Plaza, Diego; Sánchez Ojanguren, Fernanda
    This short guide is divided into four sections. Each one provides an explanation of climate change and how it affects the following: ecosystems; our role as global citizens; our daily habits; the problems associated with ...
  • [2012-04-27] energy [r]evolution: A Sustainable Latin American Energy Outlook 

    Teske, Sven; Zervos, Arthouros; Schäfer, Oliver
    This publication provides stimulating analysis on future scenarios of energy use, which focus on a range of technologies that are expected to emerge in the coming years and decades.There is now universal recognition of ...
  • [2011-05-26] Mexican Government, Congress Support Nuclear Power to Varying Degrees; Detractors Want Laguna Verde Power Plant Closed 

    Navarro, Carlos
    The threat of a nuclear mishap in Mexico, similar to the disaster that hit the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant in Japan in March, has ignited a debate on whether the Mexican government should proceed with plans to ...
  • [2013-07-11] Modeling and Analysis of Actinide Diffusion Behavior in Irradiated Metal Fuel 

    Edelmann, Paul
    There have been numerous attempts to model fast reactor fuel behavior in the last 40 years. The US currently does not have a fully reliable tool to simulate the behavior of metal fuels in fast reactors. The experimental ...
  • [2010-10-11] Petrobras Examining Potential New Oil-field Discovery 

    NotiSur
    Brazil's state-owned oil company Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. (Petrobras) may have discovered another site of massive offshore oil reserves just months after it announced the largest petroleum discovery in years. If tests show ...
  • [2014-02-14] A Study on the Mechanical Characteristics of a Fiberglass Bed Formed During a Loss-of-Coolant-Accident at a PWR Nuclear Facility 

    Hammond, Kyle
    Following a Loss-of-Coolant-Accident (LOCA) in one of the primary coolant lines in the containment building of a PWR Facility, it is possible that fiberglass pipe insulation could be dislodged and washed down to the sump ...