Future of Nuclear Energy

Selected Publications and Presentations:

 

Matthew Bunn, "Mitigating Climate Change: How Much Can Nuclear Energy Plausibly Do?," presentation, Harvard Kennedy School, March 18, 2020.

Matthew Bunn, "Nuclear Energy, Uncertain Risks, and Democratic Decisions" (Cambridge Mass.: Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School, August 2019). 

Matthew Bunn, "Asking the Unasked Questions,” Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, March 11, 2021.

Matthew Bunn, "Missing the Nose on Our Face: How Critical Risk Information Is Sometimes Ignored" (Cambridge, Mass.: Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School, March 22, 2019).

Matthew Bunn, "Nuclear Energy's Role in Decarbonizing China's Energy System: Loosening Constraints, Mitigating Risks," presentation, HKS Energy Policy Seminar, Cambridge, MA, April 2, 2018.

Laura Diaz Anadon, Valentina Bosetti, Matthew Bunn, Michela Catenacci, and Audrey Lee, “Expert Judgments About RD&D and the Future of Nuclear Energy,” Environmental Science & Technology, Vol. 46, No. 21 (November 2012), pp. 11497-11504.

Matthew Bunn and Olli Heinonen, “Preventing the Next Fukushima,” Science, Vol. 333 (16 September 2011), pp. 1580-1581.

Matthew Bunn and Vyacheslav P. Kuznetzov, directors, and Graham T. Allison, Andrei Yu. Gagarinski, Martin B. Malin, Steven E. Miller, Andrew Newman, Nikolai N. Ponomarev-Stepnoi, Vladimir M. Schmelev, William H. Tobey, Victor F. Tsibulski, and Evgeniy P. Velikhov, "Promoting Safe, Secure, and Peaceful Growth of Nuclear Energy: Next Steps for Russia and the United States" (Cambridge, Mass.: Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School, and Russian Research Center “Kurchatov Institute,” October 2010). 73 pp.

Frank von Hippel (convening lead author), Matthew Bunn, Anatoli Diakov, Ming Ding, Robert Goldston, Tadahiro Katsuta, M.V. Ramana, Tatsujiro Suzuki, Suyuan Yu (lead authors), and Charles McCombie (contributing author) “Nuclear Energy,” in Thomas B. Johansson, Anand Patwardhan, Nebojsa Nakicenovic, and Luis Gomez-Echeverri, eds., Global Energy Assessment: Toward a Sustainable Future (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press for the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, 2012).

Matthew Bunn and Martin Malin, “Enabling a Nuclear Revival – And Managing Its Risks,” Innovations: Technology, Governance, Globalization, Vol. 4, Issue 4, (Fall 2009), pp. 173-191.

Matthew Bunn

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