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Titans Of Nuclear | Interviewing World Experts on Nuclear Energy

Aug 22, 2018

In this episode we discuss... 

  • David’s background in industrial engineering and work at the Idaho National Laboratory ---
  • David’s current and future work at IAEA ---
  • A deep dive into different radioactive wastes and the regulations surrounding their management and disposal ---
  • Carbon capture and sequestration ---
  • How our agricultural practices (particularly soil conservation) affects climate change ---
  • Gen 4 reactors and their advanced fuel cycles ---
  • The economics of a closed fuel cycle versus an open fuel cycle --
  • Different recycling schemes including MOX fuel with recycled plutonium ---
  • Technical solutions to integrate nuclear with renewable energy systems ---
  • The correlation between poverty and energy poverty and ways in which solving the latter can solve the former ---