FT Letter: Cutting nuclear funding curbs action on climate

“If nuclear is excluded from sustainable finance, it will result in both new build and life extensions for existing fleet being more difficult to finance, making our climate challenge harder, more expensive, and more likely to fail.”

A win for science-based climate policy-making

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International Conference on Climate Change and the Role of Nuclear Power

To reach climate change goals, and contribute towards broader sustainable development goals, a significantly greater deployment of low carbon energy technologies, including nuclear, is needed.

Nuclear and the EU Taxonomy of Sustainable Investments

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SUSTAINABLE NUCLEAR: Assessment Report (2019)

This new Report was prepared for the European Commission Technical Expert Group on Sustainable Finance, and larger global investment community, to help them fairly and robustly evaluate nuclear energy as a sustainable investment. 

ENERGY DISRUPTORS: UNITE 2019

At Energy for Humanity we share the mission described by Energy Disruptors of uniting the entire spectrum of the energy industry around the common goal of accelerating pragmatic and profitable solutions to the world’s biggest energy challenges.

AFRICA NUCLEAR BUSINESS PLATFORM (October 2019)

Africa is hungry for energy, and nuclear power could be part of the answer for an increasing number of countries. A third of the almost 30 countries currently considering nuclear power are in Africa.

Effects of heatwaves on nuclear plants

For the second summer in a row, some nuclear power plants in Europe have been forced to temporarily shut down or reduce power output due to extreme heat waves. Some have suggested that this curtailment demonstrates that nuclear energy is ill-adapted to a warming climate.

CLEAN ENERGY MINISTERIAL: FLEXIBLE NUCLEAR CAMPAIGN FOR NUCLEAR-RENEWABLES INTEGRATION

The Clean Energy Ministerial Flexible Nuclear Campaign is among the first efforts to include flexible advanced nuclear technologies in large-scale modelling of energy systems.

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FT Letter: Cutting nuclear funding curbs action on climate

“If nuclear is excluded from sustainable finance, it will result in both new build and life extensions for existing fleet being more difficult to finance, making our climate challenge harder, more expensive, and more likely to fail.”

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