This guidance document provides a comprehensive review of the potential role of nuclear power in mitigating global climate change and its contribution to other economic, environmental and social sustainability challenges. The document also examines broader issues relevant to the climate change–nuclear energy nexus, such as costs, financing, safety, waste management and non-proliferation. Recent and future trends in the increasing share of renewables in overall electricity generation and its effect on nuclear power are also presented.
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Topics: Energy, COP22 List of UN Publications, COP23 List of UN Publications
Type of material: Guidance Document
Publication date: 2016