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Title: The role of nuclear power in a low carbon economy
Authors: Sustainable Development Commission
Keywords: Climate change
Sustainable economy
Issue Date: Mar-2006
Series/Report no.: SDC reports and papers
Policy response
Abstract: Prepared as the Sustainable Development Commission's input to the UK Government's 'Energy review 2006 : the energy challenge'. The role of nuclear power in a low carbon economy draws together the most comprehensive evidence base available to find that there is no justification for bringing forward a new nuclear programme at the present time.
Version: Publisher PDF
Description: Report is based on: An introduction to nuclear power : science, technology and UK policy context -- Reducing CO2 emissions : nuclear and the alternatives -- Landscape, environment and community impacts of nuclear power -- The economics of nuclear power -- Waste and decommissioning -- Safety and security -- Public perceptions and community issues -- Uranium resource availability.
Type: Report
Rights: (c) Sustainable Development Commission
Publication Status: Published
Status: Peer reviewed
Publisher: Sustainable Development Commission
Appears in Collections:Sustainable Development Commission Reports

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