#Climate Change

New Nuclear Fusion Energy Record, Bringing Carbon-Free Future Closer

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Scientists at the Joint European Torus (JET) experimental fusion facility in the UK have announced a breakthrough in nuclear fusion energy. In the project's final experiments before decommissioning, the team set a new world record for sustained atomic fusion power output, achieving 59 megajoules of fuel over 5 seconds....

GE Hitachi’s BWRX-300 SMR Design Selected for UK Government Funding to Drive Net Zero Nuclear Ambitions

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The UK government has set an ambitious target to expand nuclear power generation capacity from 6.9GW to 24GW by 2050. This is part of a broader strategy to improve energy security while meeting net zero emissions goals. Small modular reactors (SMRs) are expected to play a vital role...

Engineers Rank Among Britain’s Most Trusted Professions in Ipsos Poll

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Engineers have once again placed among the most trusted professions in Great Britain, coming in 4th in the 2023 Ipsos Veracity Index poll behind only nurses, airline pilots and librarians. The long-running annual survey on public trust found that 85% of Brits believe engineers are truthful and on...