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14 May, 2021

Global Nuclear Industry Open Letter: Net Zero Needs Nuclear

The Japan Atomic Industrial Forum recently issued an open letter with the Canadian Nuclear Association, FORATOM, the Nuclear Energy Institute (US), the Nuclear Industry Association (UK), and the World Nuclear Association to call on countries to accelerate nuclear investment while leveraging existing nuclear power plants to avoid backsliding on decarbonization prior to the G7 in June.

Last month, world leaders met to stress the need for urgent actions to address climate change. The Leaders Summit on Climate Change—and the commitments discussed—occurred against a daunting backdrop: economies around the world have less than thirty years to cut overall carbon emissions to net zero. Next month, the G7 will take up this challenge, as will international partners in Milan before COP26. These meetings offer a critical chance to set a bold new direction in our fight against climate change. Our success in this fight will require energy—low-carbon energy to transform our systems and carbon-intensive sectors of our economies. As Fatih Birol, head of the International Energy Agency, has observed, “energy is a good thing—the problem is emissions.” Nations across the world will hav...more
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