Time to reclassifiy nuclear

Team DNTC, 08. Sep. 2019

The EU no longer wants to classify nuclear power as sustainable. Both the EU Parliament and the Technical Expert Group on Sustainable Financing (TEG), set up by the EU Commission, have recognized that there is clear scientific, peer-reviewed evidence of the risk of significant harm to pollution and biodiversity objectives arising from the nuclear value chain. Currently, the nuclear industry is attempting to rescue this uneconomic, impracticable and unsustainable mode of electricity generation via emptying the public purse. However, money that is urgently needed for real climate protection measures must not be made accessible for illusory solutions. read more (english) read more (german)