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The climate and economic benefits of nuclear power

2 september 2019

The European Union puts it bluntly: We must reduce the level of CO2 emissions and we need to start doing it right now. While some EU Member States are more advanced in achieving their climate and energy goals, others are lagging behind, writes Yves Desbazeille, director general of Foratom.

Bron: World Nuclear News
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