Representatives from the nuclear industry have today issued a manifesto outlining what steps need to be taken in order to achieve a decarbonised Europe by 2050. The target can be met, they say, but only if the European Union works in partnership with them.
World Nuclear News 26th June 2019 read more »
The European Parliament’s decision to exclude the nuclear energy sector from the list of investments that can benefit from the EU’s green investment label will have consequences for the sector, particularly in France. Financing the energy transition is undoubtedly one of the major challenges of our century. To give itself the means to achieve its ambition, “the European Parliament recently voted in favour of a sustainable finance taxonomy project that defines a framework for activities considered environmental or green,” explained Nicolas Redon, Novethic’s green finance expert. The main aim is to ensure capital flows are increasingly directed towards a low-carbon economy because the needs are so colossal.
Euractiv 25th June 2019 read more »