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Study Explores The Impact Of Closing Nuclear Power Plants In Germany

Many countries have phased out production of nuclear energy because of concerns related to nuclear waste and the risk of nuclear accidents. A new study explored the impact of the shutdown of roughly half of the nuclear power plants in Germany after the 2011 Fukushima accident in Japan. The study found that the resulting reductions in nuclear power were replaced ...

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EU Leaders Include Nuclear Energy In Green Transition

European Union leaders agreed that nuclear energy will be part of the bloc’s solution to making its economy carbon-neutral by 2050, allowing them to win the support of two coal-dependent countries. The EU heads of state and government agreed that nuclear energy will be recognized as a way to fight climate change as part of a deal that endorsed the ...

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EU Must Include Nuclear Power In Its List Of Sustainable Sources

Nuclear power is the single biggest source of low-carbon electricity in Europe and is recognized in many of the scenarios assessed by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the International Energy Agency and other organisations as having a critical role to play in responding to the climate emergency. It is therefore vital that nuclear is included in the EU’s new ...

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