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What They Say…

About the World Nuclear Industry Status 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

“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)

“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

Other voices…

About the World Nuclear Industry Status Report
“Fantastic!”
Aileen Mioko Smith

President Green Action
Kyoto Japan

“The quality of your information is impeccable.”
Alain Michel

Former nuclear industry official Namur Belgium

“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

"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

“Super! Es geht doch nix über Leute, die sich wirklich auskennen.”
Harald Schumann

Redakteur für besondere Aufgaben Der Tagespiegel
Berlin, Germany

“Great work!”
Harvey Wasserman

Writer Editor of NukeFree.org
USA

“Liest sich wie ein Kriminalroman!”
Hermann Hatzfeldt

President Hatzfeldt Foundation
Germany

“Congratulations with your new report... Highly valuable!”
Jan Willem Storm van Leeuwen

Independent consultant Ceedata Cham
Netherlands

“This is a fantastic report.”
Jay Coghlan

Executive Director Nuclear Watch
New Mexico, USA

“Brilliant report, have already circulated it to lots in the UK”
Jean McSorley

Senior Consultant Greenpeace
UK

“Great work!”
Johan Swahn

Director MKG Swedish NGO Office for Nuclear Waste Review
Göteborg, Sweden

“I’ve really enjoyed reading your latest Status Report. Great work!”
John Foster

Wikipedia contributor
Australia

"Your report is truly impressive/comprehensive."
John Mecklin

Associate Editor
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

“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

“I enjoyed your report immensely especially the part on nuclear versus renewable energy.”
Michael E. Boyd

President Californians for Renewable Energy
USA

"Great job on the 2012 report! Your work is VERY much appreciated. The abundant links in the notes are especially useful."
Miles Goldstick

The Swedish Environmental Movement’s Nuclear Waste Secretariat
Sweden

“Deinen Status Report habe ich mit großem Gewinn gelesen.”
Peter Hennnicke

Former President Wuppertal Institute
Germany

[The WNISR] “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

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