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Should we use nuclear energy to tackle climate change?

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The Cambridge University Energy Network (CUEN) is delighted to offer you the chance to become engaged about the issues and controversies surrounding nuclear energy and its sustainability within our informal friendly discussion group.

This is our second year running of discussion groups, and this session promises to be an interesting informal debate between two experts within the field: Stephen Stretton and Ian Ralls.

Stephen Stretton – “The Environmental Case for Nuclear Energy” Stephen is a research Associate at the Cambridge Centre for Climate Change Mitigation Research (4CMR). He also founded a climate energy policy group: the Cambridge Zero Carbon Society.

Ian Ralls – “Nuclear Power – How not to boil water” Ian is the treasurer of the Cambridge Friends of the Earth, an organisation whose objective is to challenge environment damaging activities and policies by promoting sustainable alternatives.

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Programme for the evening:

7:30-7:45pm – Get drinks and people meet each other

7:45-7:50 – Introduction to Event by President

7:50-8:00 – Stephen’s talk – The Environmental Case for Nuclear Energy

8:00-8:10 – Questions about Stephen’s talk

8:10-8:20 – Ian’s Talk – Nuclear Power – How not to boil water

8:20-8:30 – Questions about Ian’s talk

8:30 onwards – Discussion

This talk is part of the The Cambridge University Energy Network (CUEN) series.

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