Nuclear energy needed to enable Paris Agreement objectives to be met
Entry into force of the Paris Agreement on 4 November commits governments to keep the increase in average global temperature to well below 2 °C and to pursue efforts to limit this to 1.5 °C. This will require ambitious action across all sectors. A priority should be the decarbonisation of the electricity supply sector, using nuclear energy in harmony with other forms of low carbon generation. The next steps to achieving these goals will be taken at the COP 22 climate change conference Marrakech that starts on 7 November. ….