APAC Energy Buzz: Nuclear – the cleanest dirty word

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09 December 2020

APAC Energy Buzz: Nuclear – the cleanest dirty word

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China, Japan and South Korea have all announced carbon neutral goals. This is critical to global action on climate change: China alone contributes almost a third of global carbon emissions and Japan and South Korea around 3% and 2% respectively. If this is to be achieved, then future levels of investment in wind and solar will be astronomical. But will renewables alone be enough? Maligned, misunderstood and often feared, nuclear will have to play a significantly bigger role if Northeast Asia’s economic giants are to achieve carbon neutrality.

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  • Can Northeast Asia’s carbon neutral targets really be met without nuclear power?

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  • China total primary energy demand (Mtce*) – a growing role for nuclear

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