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IEA: Nuclear generation to double to meet sustainable development goals (14 November 2017)

IEA: Nuclear generation to double to meet sustainable development goals (14 November 2017)

The World Energy Outlook 2017 report, published today by the International Energy Agency, foresees a substantially expanded role for nuclear energy if the world is to meet the challenges of people’s development needs, while reducing greenhouse gas emissions to avoid dangerous levels of climate change.

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Germany to miss emissions target because of nuclear closures (10 November 2017)

Germany to miss emissions target because of nuclear closures (10 November 2017)

Germany is projected to miss its 2020 emissions reduction target because it has prioritised closing nuclear plants ahead of closing coal plants.

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