4 November 2021


Video & PPT of the WNISR2021 Global Launch

The Global Launch of the World Nuclear Industry Status Report 2021 (WNISR2021) hosted by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) in Washington D.C. took place on 28 September 2021 (see video and slides hereunder). The virtual event was co-hosted by the Rural Action and Voices for the Environment (RAVEN) Project, University of New Brunswick, and the Environment & Society Program, St. Thomas University, New Brunswick.

Further online events around the WNISR2021 findings were hosted by the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada, with a focus on SMRs (video), by two Czech NGOs and the Heinrich Böll Foundation in Prague (video), and more are planned with partners in various other countries.

The PPT Presentation of WNISR2021

High Resolution (44 Mo)
Lower Resolution (7 Mo)

The Video of the WNISR2021 Global Launch Event

WNISR 2021 Global Launch

Introduction [00:00:00]
• Geoffrey Fettus
Senior Attorney, Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)

Global Overview [00:02:58]
• Mycle Schneider
Independent Consultant on Energy & Nuclear Policy
WNISR Coordinator and Publisher

Fukushima – Ten Years After [00:19:20]
• Tatsujiro Suzuki
Vice-Director, Research Center for Nuclear Weapons Abolition, Nagasaki University, and former Vice-Chair of Japan Atomic Energy Commission
WNISR Contributing Author

Chernobyl – 35 Years After the Disaster Began [00:20:25]
• Mariana Budjeryn
Research Associate, Project on Managing the Atom, Harvard Kennedy School
WNISR Contributing Author

Small Modular Reactors (SMRs) [00:38:42]
M.V. Ramana
Simons Chair in Disarmament, Global and Human Security, School of Public Policy and Global Affairs (SPPGA), and Director, Liu Institute for Global Issues, University of British Columbia
WNISR Contributing Author

Nuclear Power & Climate Change Resilience [00:48:28]

• Ali Ahmad
Research Fellow – Project on Managing the Atom and International Security Program, Harvard Kennedy School
WNISR Contributing Author

• Thibault Laconde
Consulting Engineer and Founding President, Callendar
WNISR Contributing Author

Nuclear Power & Criminal Energy [01:01:48]
• Mathilde Le Moal
Criminologist, Research Associate at RealistRevolt; currently Research Intern at the Ministry of Defense, France
WNISR Contributing Author

Nuclear Power vs. Renewable Energy Deployment [01:07:28]
• Antony Froggatt
Independent Consultant, and Deputy Director & Senior Research Fellow, Environment and Society Programme, Chatham House
WNISR Lead Author

Conclusions [01:16:11]
• Mycle Schneider

01:18:00 — 01:52:00