In two to four years, fully half of the workforce in the nuclear utility and radioactive waste management fields will be at retirement age. This “silver tsunami” will hit this industry hard.
Few people think about or appreciate the extent to which we benefit from nuclear technology. Clean electricity, medical diagnostics and treatments, food safety and space exploration.
Communications from the nuclear industry seems to be increasingly focused on new technology as a path forward. That is fine, even though the many benefits of existing clean air nuclear energy technology should not be forgotten.