Nuclear Energy: the Pros and Cons

In light of rising energy prices and the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the continental scramble for energy sovereignty away from Russian fossil fuel has started. In this context, nuclear energy is at the heart of the debates. However, this topic is very technical and political - making it difficult to grasp the big picture.

Read below the main arguments for and against nuclear energy to answer its most pressing questions - amongst others, can it really safeguard the energy transition on time? Is it safe, and cheap? Finally, can it contribute to energy independence from Russia?

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This article is part of our Nuclear Energy Series: Energizing the Debate.