Europe is the birth-place of the energy revolution. Except that so far, the revolution has mainly taken place in media headlines and political speeches.
Nuclear power is integral in the fight against climate change, where each step to the right direction is necessary.
According to the World Nuclear Association (WNA), a quarter of the world’s electricity needs to be produced by means of nuclear power in 30 years. The additional new nuclear power capacity required to accomplish this would be up to 1,000 gigawatts.
To mitigate climate change in a meaningful way, we would need to at least double the current nuclear power capacity in electricity production by 2050. In addition, we would need to decarbonize much of the heat and industrial process heat sectors, where...