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What They Say…

… about the World Nuclear Industry Status Report
“As someone who needs the facts in the work I do, I couldn’t do without the Report.”
Jonathon Porritt, Co-Founder and Trustee of Forum for the Future and former Chairman of the UKSustainable Development Commission
“This annual publication, with independent energy consultant Mycle Schneider as its lead author, has over 20 years evolved into the most reliable, strikingly original, comprehensive and penetrating assessment of the global nuclear industry.”
Praful Bidwai, in the Financial Chronicle, Delhi, India
“Un travail rare: factuel et non-idéologique sur l’énergie”
Arnaud Delebarre, ancien Directeur de l’Ecole Supérieure des Sciences et Technologies de l’Ingénieur de Nancy (ESSTIN)
[The Status Report] “throws a sharp beam of truth onto a landscape of risk obscured by a great deal of PR fog.”
Tom Burke, Founding Director, E3G, Advisor to Rio Tinto, UK
“This is a fantastic report.”
Jay Coghlan, Executive Director, Nuclear Watch New Mexico, USA
“Thought-provoking as usual.”
Will Dalrymple, (then) Editor, Nuclear Engineering International, UK
“I’ve really enjoyed reading your latest Status Report. Great work!”
John Foster, Wikipedia contributor, Australia
“Such an illuminating report.”
Sam Geall,Deputy Editor, China Dialogue, London, UK
“Deinen Status Report habe ich mit großem Gewinn gelesen.”
Peter Hennnicke, Former President, Wuppertal Institute, Germany
“Liest sich wie ein Kriminalroman!”
Hermann Hatzfeldt, President, Hatzfeldt Foundation, Germany
“THANKS for your epic and detailed work for our planet and future.”
Felicity Hill,Senator Scott Ludlam’s Office, Australia
"An astounding collection of facts and figures, a myth-busting international overview… An eye-opening piece of work! Keep going."
R. Andreas Krämer, Chairman, Ecologic Institute, Berlin, Germany
“A vital public service... uniquely independent, thorough, and timely assessment."
Amory B. Lovins, Chairman, Rocky Mountain Institute, USA
“I really appreciate you letting us excerpt your report! It’s incredibly well researched and comprehensive, so thank you!”
Stuart Luman, Associate Editor, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, USA
“Congratulations for the great Report”
Fultieri Maltini, Consultant (ex-EBRD), Italy/France
“Brilliant report, have already circulated it to lots in the UK”
Jean McSorley, Senior Consultant, Greenpeace, UK
“The quality of your information is impeccable.”
Alain Michel, Former nuclear industry official, Namur, Belgium
“Fantastic!”
Aileen Mioko Smith, President, Green Action, Kyoto, Japan
"Striking numbers and figures – this crushing evidence ridicules every single effort of the nuclear lobby and their political accomplices to put lipstick on the pig."
Eva Stegen, Public Relations Officer, Elektrizitätswerke Schönau Vertriebs GmbH, Germany
"Amid the hype and PR, the smoke and mirrors, of the ’nuclear renaissance’, the Status Report offers a hard-edged reality check."
Walt Patterson, Associate Fellow, Chatham House, London, UK
“I have for some time been a firm believer in the cautionary/negative conclusions you and your colleagues have drawn with regards to world nuclear outlook in The World Nuclear Industry Status Report 2009.”
D. R., Business Consultant, South Africa
“Super! Es geht doch nix über Leute, die sich wirklich auskennen.”
Harald Schumann, Redakteur für besondere Aufgaben, Der Tagespiegel, Berlin, Germany
“Fantastic piece of work. Must reading for any observer of nuclear energy."
Henri Sokolski, Executive Director, Nonproliferation Policy Education Center, Washington DC, USA
“Great work!”
Johan Swahn, Director, MKG, Swedish NGO Office for Nuclear Waste Review, Göteborg, Sweden
“I have been doing some research on the nuclear power industry recently and have come across your paper attached below, and found it very informative. I’ve certainly learnt a lot more about nuclear power.”
K. T., Lehman Brothers, USA
"The authoritative report on the status of nuclear power plants worldwide is the World Nuclear Industry Status Report."
USAID, Bangkok, Thailand
“Congratulations with your new report... Highly valuable!”
Jan Willem Storm van Leeuwen, Independent consultant, Ceedata, Cham, Netherlands
“Great work!”
Harvey Wasserman, Writer, Editor of NukeFree.org, USA
“Your work is VERY much appreciated!”
Miles Goldstick, The Swedish Environmental Movement’s Nuclear Waste Secretariat, nonuclear.se, Sweden

What They Say…

“The Report sets forth in painstaking detail the actual experience and achievements of nuclear energy around the world.”

Peter A. Bradford

Former commissioner
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)
(in his foreword to the 2013 report)
“A vital public service... Uniquely independent, thorough, and timely assessment."

Amory B. Lovins

Chairman, Rocky Mountain Institute
USA
“This annual publication has over 20 years evolved into the most reliable, strikingly original, comprehensive and penetrating assessment of the global nuclear industry.”

Praful Bidwai

Financial Chronicle
Delhi, India
"Amid the hype and PR, the smoke and mirrors, of the 'nuclear renaissance', the Status Report offers a hard-edged reality check."

Walt Patterson

Associate Fellow Chatham House
London, UK
“Fantastic piece of work. Must reading for any observer of nuclear energy."

Henri Sokolski

Executive Director Nonproliferation Policy Education Center
Washington DC, USA
“Reliable research based on cold, hard facts, unlike the hype and amnesia of industry sources.”

Scott Ludlam

Senator
Australia
“Félicitations pour la dernière édition du WNISR. Formidable comme d'habitude!”

Fulcieri Maltini

International Consultant Former Director of the Nuclear Safety Account, EBRD
Italy/France
“Thought-provoking as usual.”

Will Dalrymple

Editor Nuclear Engineering International
UK
"The authoritative report on the status of nuclear power plants worldwide is the World Nuclear Industry Status Report."

USAID

Bangkok, Thailand
“Such an illuminating report.”

Sam Geall

Deputy Editor China Dialogue
London, UK
"An astounding collection of facts and figures, a myth-busting international overview… An eye-opening piece of work!"

R. Andreas Krämer

Chairman Ecologic Institute
Berlin, Germany
“I really appreciate you letting us excerpt your report! It’s incredibly well researched and comprehensive, so thank you!”

Stuart Luman

Associate Editor Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
USA