This report shows how uranium resources could create a platform for innovative engagement with the integrated challenge of natural resource management and climate action. The United Nations Framework Classification for Resources (UNFC), the comprehensive resource management scheme, provides the necessary tools and conditions for the redesign of the uranium resource pathway. 

This report argues that the conventional model of uranium as a mineral commodity needs to give way to a new model of uranium as a “critical energy material” for meeting the global sustainability objectives on energy and climate action.

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Organization: UNECE

Theme: Energy

Topics: Energy, Environment, Industry, COP25 List of UN Publications

Type of material: Analytical-Technical Document

Publication date: 2019

Language: English