The Future for Nuclear Energy

Patrick Moriarty, Stephen Jia Wang

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Nuclear energy currently accounts for a declining share of global electricity, but it is possible that rising concerns about global climate change and China’s ambitious nuclear program could reverse this trend. This paper attempts to assess the global future of nuclear power.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of 11th International Conference on Applied Energy, Part 1, Sweden, 2019
Subtitle of host publicationVolume 2
PublisherEnergy Proceedings
Number of pages5
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2020


  • climate change
  • energy forecasting
  • fusion energy
  • Nuclear energy
  • renewable energy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment


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