Posts tagged as World Nuclear Association

Swiss want a say on nuclear phase out

  Nuclear energy is an essential part of Switzerland’s energy mix and more debate is needed about its planned phase out, a poll of attitudes towards nuclear power in the country shows. The poll questioned 2200 people in October 2013, approximately 64% of whom said that they considered Switzerland’s five existing reactors essential in meeting […]

EU 2030 energy framework increases nuclear

  The European Commission’s 2030 energy and climate policy framework moves away from major reliance on renewables to achieve emission reduction targets, and allows scope for nuclear power to play a larger role. The commission calls for domestic greenhouse gas emissions to be decreased by 40% by 2030, but individual states are free to use […]