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Is nuclear really ‘key’ to reaching net zero?

EDF nuclear power plant in France
EDF nuclear power plant in France (Photo: Yves Herman/Reuters)

Over budget and behind schedule have been the defining features of nuclear power projects. Yet at COP28, the UK, France, China and the US were among the countries insisting that nuclear has a vital role in the energy transition. Can the technology ever deliver on industry promises?

Nuclear is a “zero and ...

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