Energy transition

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Sustainability at risk

Published: 1 September 2021
E-paper

The findings of this joint policy brief challenge the flawed underlying assumptions of the original EU Joint Research Centre (JRC)’s assessment, published in April 2021, which concluded that nuclear energy is detrimental neither to people nor to the environment. These concern chiefly four aspects: the role of nuclear energy for power generation in the EU27; nuclear waste management; the risk assessment of nuclear technologies; and nuclear proliferation.

World Nuclear Industry Status Report (WNISR2020)

World Nuclear Industry Status Report 2020

Published: 24 September 2020
Report

The World Nuclear Industry Status Report (WNISR2020) assesses the status and trends of the international nuclear industry and analyzes the additional challenges nuclear power is facing in the age of COVID-19. For the first time the report includes as specific chapter analyzing nuclear programs in the Middle East as the first reactor started up in the Arab world.

WNISR

The World Nuclear Industry Status Report 2019

Published: 25 February 2020
Study

The World Nuclear Industry Status Report 2019 (WNISR2019) provides a comprehensive overview of nuclear power plant data, including information on age, operation, production and construction.

World Nuclear Waste Report - Focus Europe (WNWR)

The World Nuclear Waste Report 2019

Published: 8 November 2019
Study

The amount of nuclear waste is growing worldwide. But even 70 years after the beginning of the nuclear age, no country in the world has found a real solution for the radiating legacy of nuclear power.

Climate Change and the EU Budget 2021-2027

Published: 15 October 2019
E-Paper

The EU, its institutions and all Member States must prioritize urgent action in order to implement the Paris Agreement's goal to limit the increase in temperatures to 1.5°C. The MFF 2021-2027 is the last investment cycle to help change course, and a stronger climate performance is urgently needed to reach our 2030 climate targets.

Reinforcing Environmental Dimensions of European Foreign and Security Policy

Published: 30 January 2019
Policy Paper

The paper outlines the environmental dimension of the European security policy and security-related foreign policy and discusses how the integration of environmental concerns into this policy framework could – and should – be improved to support the delivery of the 2030 Sustainability Agenda, both in the EU and globally.