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Reformed EU Emissions Trading System approved

The revision of the EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) for its next phase (2021-2030) was approved by the Council of the European Union yesterday. Foratom, the European nuclear trade body, welcomed the reform but said more must be done to decarbonise Europe's...

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Reformed EU Emissions Trading System approved

The revision of the EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) for its next phase (2021-2030) was approved by the Council of the European Union yesterday. Foratom, the European nuclear trade body, welcomed the reform but said more must be done to decarbonise Europe's...

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What does nuclear contribute to Europe's economy?

Nuclear reactors in operation in the EU

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Jobs

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Electricity production

What people say

Bill Gates

“Nuclear is ideal for dealing with climate change, because it is the only carbon-free, scalable energy source that’s available 24 hours a day”

Bill Gates, Founder, TerraPower (source: nucnet.org, 2 January 2019)

Angela Merkel

“At climate conferences Emmanuel Macron always has a little advantage over me because he has so many nuclear plants emitting so little CO2”

Angela Merkel, German Chancellor (source: la-croix.com, 22 January 2019)

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