Posts with the tag "Energy transition"

A jump on the edge of abyss? According to the agreement of the Belgian government in place, the firm decision to phase out nuclear power must be taken on Tuesday, November 30, 2021. It should be remembered that this nuclear exit will essentially consist of replacing a low-carbon electricity production that can be controlled by…

Awareness of the environmental and societal benefits of nuclear power continues to grow in the European and Anglo-Saxon Green-Center-Left political sphere. After in particular the Finnish Greens, the Polish left, the Norwegian Greens, the British Labor Party, or the Democratic Party, it is the turn of the Irish Workers’ Party to show its support for…

Publié le 28/11/2021

China plans to build at least 150 new nuclear reactors over the next 15 years, more than the rest of the world in 35 years. 10 new reactors per year, on average. For reference, the N2 and N03 scenarios recently published by RTE – those which least reduce the share of nuclear power in the…

Scientifically, the cause is heard. The European Commission’s Joint Research Centre has demonstrated this in depth: nuclear power has no more impact on the environment or human health than other low-carbon energy sources already included in the Taxonomy of sustainable investments of the European Union in terms of moderation of global warming. It is even…

We must now look at the market prices of gas 🔥 in Europe on a logarithmic scale to see something 📈👀… Nuclear power is resilient in the face of markets and geopolitical tensions. Does anyone still have any doubts that more nuclear energy is essential to preserve the climate AND the balances of our societies?…

If only we had a dense and abundant low-carbon energy source, which was proven decades ago to effectively substitute for coal and fossil gas where it is deployed on the scale needed… “Global CO2 emissions are expected to reach unprecedented levels by 2023 and continue to grow thereafter, warns the International Energy Agency” It might…