Nuclear Now: Why Climate Can’t Wait

Tuesday, October 15, 2019  –  3:30 PM
Cal Poly University – Peforming Arts Center Pavilion
San Luis Obispo, CA 93407

Californians for Green Nuclear Power is proud to present Nuclear Now: Why Climate Can’t Wait, a demonstration of the critical importance of nuclear energy in the ongoing fight against climate change. A highlight of the presentation will be the SLO premiere of award-winning documentary The New Fire.

Featuring Q & A with
Emmy-Winning Director David Schumacher

“The New Fire is an independent documentary that introduces audiences to young nuclear engineers who are developing next-generation reactors which they hope will provide clean and safe solutions to the world’s future energy needs. With unprecedented access to key people, places, and events, Emmy-winning director David Schumacher’s film focuses on how the generation facing the most severe impact of climate change is fighting back with ingenuity and hope.”
and special guest
Dr. Kent Welter, NuScale Power

NuScale Power, a global leader in 4th-generation nuclear technology, is credited with development of the world’s first Small Modular Reactor (SMR). Dr. Welter, the company’s Chief of Engineering – Testing and Analysis, will describe the challenges of designing a small affordable nuclear power plant which can be expanded as needed, and the revolutionary technology behind the reactor’s “passive safety” features.