Global Hot Spots
“What Role for Nuclear Energy?”
Friday, December 7, 2018
Hear the latest on global issues from a UW–Madison expert. In this installment of Global Hot Spots, Wilson will address how new reactor technologies and changing energy and environmental policies may offer hope for a continued role for nuclear power in Americans’ energy portfolio. In the 75 years since Enrico Fermi built the first reactor, nuclear energy has grown, and today about 100 reactors provide nearly 20 percent of U.S. electricity.