A new report released by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has highlighted the potential role that nuclear power could play to help meet the climate change targets. Titled ‘Climate Change and Nuclear Power 2018’, the report is an updated version of the one that was released in 2016 and includes the latest scientific information and analyses on the link between energy production and climate change. The report said that nuclear power has the potential to deliver large quantities of electricity needed for global economic development while contributing in mitigating climate change. Global electricity demand is expected to almost double by 2050.
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The World Nuclear Association has appealed to the United Nations and the nuclear industry to take decisive action for clean energy. “I am running out of patience,” said the organisation’s head, Agneta Rising, “I want more action and I want nuclear energy to be part of the solution because we know there is no sustainable energy future without nuclear.”
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