This analytical document summarizes the potential role of nuclear energy in climate change mitigation and sustainable development. It explains to what extend nuclear power contributed to low carbon electricity historically and gives some prospect and challenges to foster low carbon technologies. 


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Organization: IEAE

Theme: Energy

Topics: Economic and Development Planning, Energy, Environment, Health, Industry, Transport, Water, Adaptation, Chemicals and Waste, Green Jobs/Economy, Human Security, Mitigation, Risk Reduction/Management, Science, Technology, COP24 List of UN publications

Type of material: Analytical-Technical Document

Publication date: 2016

Language: English