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Nuclear energy can contribute to curbing climate change, says study

By | 2018-10-02T14:15:29+00:00 September 26th, 2018|News, Research|

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In “The Future of Nuclear Energy in a Carbon-Constrained World,” released by the MIT Energy Initiative, the authors state that the electricity sector in particular is a prime candidate for deep decarbonisation.

The research team underlined that global electricity consumption is on track to grow by 45% by 2040.

The team’s analysis shows that the exclusion of nuclear from low-carbon scenarios could cause the average cost of electricity to escalate dramatically.

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