Nuclear Energy Roundtable

Staff: Charles D. Ferguson, Adjunct Senior Fellow for Science and Technology
September 13, 2006 - Present

Exploring the future expansion of nuclear energy in the United States and internationally, the Nuclear Energy Project runs a roundtable series devoted to global nuclear power, with emphasis on economics, climate change, and nonproliferation. The roundtables support research for a Council Special Report on Nuclear Energy Policy.

Meetings

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Nuclear Energy Roundtable: The Economics of Nuclear Power

Speakers:

Peter A. Bradford, Bradford Brook Associates, Ltd., Mark Cooper, Consumer Federation of America, Stephen Maloney, Towers Perrin, Joe Turnage, Constellation Energy

Presiders:

Michele Boyd, Physicians for Social Responsibility, Charles D. Ferguson, Council on Foreign Relations
July 10, 2009

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Nuclear Energy Roundtable: Natural Gas and Hungarian Energy Security - The Implications for Central and Western Europe

Speakers:

Mihály Bayer, Republic of Hungary, Jeffrey Mankoff, Council on Foreign Relations

Presider:

Charles D. Ferguson, Council on Foreign Relations
October 2, 2008

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Nuclear Energy Roundtable: Nuclear Weapons, Nuclear Energy, and Climate Change-Options and Opportunities for the Next Administration

Presider:

Charles D. Ferguson, Fellow for Science and Technology, Council on Foreign Relations

Speaker:

Victor H. Reis, U.S. Department of Energy
April 29, 2008

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Nuclear Energy Roundtable: A Conversation with Ambassador Tetsuya Endo on the Recent Japanese Government Nuclear Energy Task Force

Presider:

Charles D. Ferguson, Fellow for Science and Technology, Council on Foreign Relations

Speaker:

His Excellency Ambassador Tetsuya Endo, Senior Associate Fellow, Japan Institute of International Affairs
April 22, 2008

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Roundtable Meeting

Nuclear Energy Roundtable: The Investment Climate for Nuclear Energy

Speakers:

Charles D. Ferguson, Fellow for Science and Technology, Council on Foreign Relations, Jonathan Lash, President, World Resources Institute, Charles Pardee, Chief Nuclear Officer, Exelon Nuclear
October 17, 2007

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Conference

Council on Foreign Relations Workshop: American Nuclear Energy in a Globalized Economy, Session I: What is the Current Status of Nuclear Energy in the United States and the World, and Where is it Headed?

Introductory Speaker:

Charles Ferguson, Fellow for Science and Technology, Council on Foreign Relations

Presider:

Matthew L. Wald, Transportation Correspondent, The New York Times

Speakers:

Albert V. Carr Jr., Adjunct Professor, Washington and Lee University Law School, Thomas B. Cochran, Director, Nuclear Program, Natural Resources Defense Council, Christian Nadal, President, Electricite de France International North America, Inc.
June 14, 2007 - June 15, 2007

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Conference

Council on Foreign Relations Workshop: American Nuclear Energy in a Globalized Economy, Session II: What is the Investment Climate for Nuclear Energy?

Introductory Speaker:

Charles D. Ferguson, Fellow for Science and Technology, Council on Foreign Relations

Presider:

Margaret Ryan, Editorial Director, Coal and Global Nuclear Group

Speakers:

Jim Harding, Harding Consulting, Mark Holt, Director, Energy and Minerals Section, Congressional Research Service, Ray Ganthner, Senior Vice President, New Plants Development, AREVA NP, James Rogers, Chairman, President, and CEO, Duke Energy Corporation
June 14, 2007 - June 15, 2007 9:00-11:00 a.m. - June 15, 2007

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Conference

Council on Foreign Relations Workshop: American Nuclear Energy in a Globalized Economy, Session III: Can Nuclear Energy Go Beyond the Energy Policy Act of 2005?

Introductory Speaker:

Charles Ferguson, Fellow for Science and Technology, Council on Foreign Relations

Presider:

Michael A. Levi, Fellow for Science and Technology, Council on Foreign Relations

Speakers:

Ruth Greenspan Bell, Director, IIDEA, Resources For the Future, Angelina Howard, Vice President, Nuclear Energy Institute, Daniel Rosenblum, Co-Director, Carbon Tax Center
June 14, 2007 - June 15, 2007 11:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m. - June 15, 2007

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Nuclear Energy Roundtable: Is Nuclear Energy a Good Business Investment?

Presider:

Charles D. Ferguson, Fellow for Science and Technology, The Council on Foreign Relations

Speakers:

Peter A. Bradford, Energy and Regulatory Policy Advisor, Bradford Brook Associates, Ltd., Henry Sokolski, Executive Director, Nonproliferation Policy Education Center
May 18, 2007 12:00-2:00 p.m.

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Nuclear Energy Roundtable: What Should the Safety and Security Requirements Be For Future Nuclear Power Plant

Presider:

Charles D. Ferguson, Fellow for Science and Technology, The Council on Foreign Relations

Speaker:

Gregory B. Jaczko, Commissioner, Nuclear Regulatory Commission
March 21, 2007

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Roundtable Meeting

Climate Change and the Balance of Power

Presider:

Charles D. Ferguson, Fellow for Science and Technology, Council on Foreign Relations

Speaker:

Justin Mundy, Special Adviser, Climate Change and Energy, Foreign & Commonwealth Office and Department for International Development
February 5, 2007

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Russia and Nuclear Energy: An Unvarnished View

Speaker:

Nils Bohmer, The Bellona Foundation

Presider:

Charles D. Ferguson
September 20, 2006

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Roundtable Meeting

UK Energy Review: Security and Climate Change

Speakers:

Julian Braithwaite, British Embassy, Washington, DC, Jonathan Temple, British Embassy, Washington, DC, Charles D. Ferguson
September 13, 2006

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