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Communiqué to Commissioner Valdis Dombrovskis (Commissioner, EU Taxonomy), Kadri Simson (Commissioner, DG ENERGY), Frans Timmermans (Excecutive Vice President, EC)
Subject: EU Technical Expert Group (TEG): Taxonomy and Nuclear Finance
From: NCG and 47 Pan-EU organisations, institutions and NGOs
2nd April 2020
The United Kingdom leads the way in cutting carbon output from electricity production, to the surprise of its political leaders.
By Paul Brown
Climate News Network, 24th March 2020
By Dr Paul Dorfman
The National Interest, 16th March 2020
ncg, launched in 2007, is an independent, non-profit virtual institute dedicated to providing expert research and analysis of nuclear issues. Through publications and scholarly exchanges the ncg seeks to encourage thoughtful debate and inform people and policy about this critical power arena.
Nuclear power went backwards last year with the permanent shutdown of nine power reactors and the startup (grid connection) of six. Startups were concentrated in Russia (three) and China (two), with one in South Korea. The shutdowns were spread across eight countries. Worse still for the industry – much worse … [Continue Reading]