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UN report identifies emissions gap

National pledges made under the Paris Climate Change Agreement will only achieve a third of the reduction in greenhouse gas emissions required by 2030 to meet climate targets, a new report from the United Nations Environment Programme has found....

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RT @IAEANE: How can #NuclearPower help fight #ClimateChange ? Watch our video: https://t.co/8082O10xET 🌏#NuclearEnergy #GlobalWarming #Clim…
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RT @SFENorg: Selon l'étude de @EfH_CH, l’Allemagne demeure le plus grand émetteur de CO2 d'Europe https://t.co/9DHqS5Ahcl #charbon #Energie…
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RT @IAEANE: As #COP23 ends, what will be the follow-up? What is #NuclearPower's role within the Market Mechanisms under #ParisAgreement? N…
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RT @WECnuclear_EU: #EUEnergyDay: Let’s not forget that all low-carbon technologies, including #nuclear capacity deployment are needed to re…
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RT @TalkNuclear: Nuclear displaces 2.5 billion tonnes of GHGs each year #COP23 #cleanenergyforthefuture https://t.co/xZ6LbStvyo
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RT @YDesbazeille: Congratulation President Macron for your realism and pragmatism. Need for similar approaches elsewhere in Europe https:/…
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RT @ForoNuclear: La energía nuclear es parte de la solución al cambio climático al no emitir CO2 #EUEnergyDay https://t.co/lxNYYMDgc4
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RT @SFENorg: Climat : Bill Gates et la Chine s’allient pour développer les réacteurs nucléaires du futur https://t.co/AoO2ZLn4lo #COP23 cc…
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RT @YDesbazeille: https://t.co/O4OpExNMxV The energy transition objective is to decrease emissions in the economy. Not replace nuclear by…
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#DoYouKnow that #nuclear energy emits (throughout its life cycle) 30 times less #CO2 than gas, 65 times less than c… https://t.co/KRBgSofViv
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RT @NEI: FYI for #COP23 : #Nuclear energy is still the largest emission-free source in the US and EU. HT @FORATOM_nuclear cc @UNEP @UNFCCC
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RT @edfehinkleyc: Lots of exciting progress was made on site last month. Take a look at our latest #timelapse highlights video https://t.co
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"Germany's #Energiewende policy has made things worse for the #climate by shutting down carbon-free #nuclear capaci… https://t.co/qa0BRIqr8q
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RT @WorldNuclear: Nuclear generation doubles in @IEA sustainable development scenario. #COP23 #harmony https://t.co/rUw4RYlOjZ
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RT @NEI: Quick reminder for folks @UNFCCC #COP23 that #nuclear energy is the largest source of emission-free power in the US and EU. @Nucle…
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RT @ForumNucleaire: Some stats: this summer, the single most productive type of power plant was #nuclear: supplying on average 30% of the t…
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RT @ForumNucleaire: Les énergies nucléaire et renouvelables sont complémentaires https://t.co/EXE37vFZib Bas-carbone, abordable & dispo à t…
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RT @Nuclear4Climate: A new study shows why we will need #nuclear energy to decarbonize #COP23 @bonn_fiji @UNFCCC @FijiPM https://t.co/Lfas
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RT @ens_ygn: #nuclear4climate is at #COP23 to say that we need to #Uniting4Climate and so use nuclear along with other #lowcarbob hydro ren…
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UN report identifies emissions gap

National pledges made under the Paris Climate Change Agreement will only achieve a third of the reduction in greenhouse gas emissions required by 2030 to meet climate targets, a new report from the United Nations Environment Programme has found....

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Rick Perry

“I believe the future of nuclear energy in the United States is bright and look forward to expanding American leadership in innovative nuclear technologies”

Rick Perry, US Secretary of Energy (source: World-Nuclear-News.com, 2 October 2017)

Yukiya Amano

 

“The amount of carbon dioxide emissions that the use of nuclear energy can reduce — it’s equivalent to the amount emitted by India or Russia. That is a huge amount”

Yukiya Amano, Director General, IAEA (source: San Diego Union Tribune, 6 October 2017)

Berta Picamal

 

“Establishing an NCA between the EU and the U.K. will be essential to avoid any disruption to our industry”

Berta Picamal, Executive Advisor, FORATOM (source: Bloomberg.com, 15 October 2017)

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