This guidance document explores the possible contribution of nuclear energy to addressing the issues of sustainable development through a large selection of indicators. The document reviews the characteristics of nuclear power in comparison with alternative sources of electricity supply, according to economic, social and environmental pillars of sustainability. The findings suggest the contribution that can be made by the development and operation of nuclear power plants in contributing to more sustainable energy systems.
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Topics: Economic and Development Planning, Energy, COP22 List of UN Publications, COP23 List of UN Publications, Governance – General
Type of material: Guidance Document
Publication date: 2016