Latest News

Filters

Filter by tags: Joe Biden Clear all tag filters

18 news articles found


Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman, Saeed Khatibzadeh, says "the time is not ripe" for an unofficial meeting proposed by Josep Borrell, EU foreign affairs chief and coordinator of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPoA). His statement follows Iran's commencement last week of restrictions on some site inspections by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

Date: Tuesday, 02 March 2021
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Iran-says-time-not-ripe-for-talks-on-nuclear-deal

Jennifer Granholm has been sworn as the 16th US secretary of energy. The former governor of Michigan said the US Department of Energy has the solutions to tackle the climate emergency and the tools to put America on an "irreversible path" to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.

Date: Saturday, 27 February 2021
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Granholm-becomes-US-Energy-Secretary

The E3 - France, Germany and the UK - has welcomed the prospect of a US and Iranian return to compliance with the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPoA). The E3 foreign ministers and the US secretary of state held a virtual meeting yesterday to discuss Iran and other pressing issues. It was the second time in this format since Secretary Antony Blinken took office.

Date: Saturday, 20 February 2021
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/E3,-USA-reopen-door-to-diplomacy-with-Iran

Iran has informed the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) that it will stop implementing ‘voluntary transparency measures’ under the 2015 nuclear deal. Specifically, Tehran says it will halt snap nuclear inspections outside of its declared sites as of 23 February.

Date: Thursday, 18 February 2021
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Iran-set-to-restrict-IAEA-access-to-nuclear-sites

The US Administration has launched its innovation effort to create American jobs while tackling the climate crisis with the creation of a new working group of the National Climate Task Force and the announcement of a new USD100 million federal funding opportunity to support transformational low-carbon energy technologies.

Date: Saturday, 13 February 2021
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/US-climate-task-force-begins-work

In her confirmation hearing on 27 January before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm, President Joe Biden's nominee for energy secretary stressed the need to create new jobs through achieving the goal of net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.

Date: Tuesday, 02 February 2021
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsus-energy-secretary-designate-on-green-jobs-and-yucca-mountain-8484427

The Biden Administration opposes the use of Yucca Mountain for the storage of used nuclear fuel and is committed to developing "safe and workable" alternatives, US President Joe Biden's nominee for the position of energy secretary has said. Jennifer Granholm made her remarks at a Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources hearing to consider her nomination, which was held on 27 January.

Date: Saturday, 30 January 2021
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Biden-nominee-confirms-opposition-to-Yucca-Mountai

The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) announced that President Joe Biden had designated Christopher T Hanson as NRC’s 18th Chairman, effective immediately.

Date: Friday, 29 January 2021
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsbiden-appoints-new-head-of-nrc-8476871

US President Joe Biden yesterday signed executive orders to follow through on his promise to take aggressive action to tackle climate change and build on the executive actions that he took on his first day in office, including re-joining the Paris Agreement and the immediate review of "harmful rollbacks" of environmental standards under his predecessor Donald Trump. Meanwhile, a UN survey has found that almost two-thirds of people around the world now view climate change as a global emergency.

Date: Friday, 29 January 2021
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Biden-sets-out-climate-action-plan

US President Biden used his Inauguration Day on 20 January to launch a domestic and international response to climate change that reversed many of the policies of his predecessor.

Date: Tuesday, 26 January 2021
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsus-to-rejoin-the-paris-agreement-as-biden-announces-policy-changes-8472247