- Oct 17, 2021 2:42 pm GMT
"It looks as though Finland is starting to come back around to the idea of nuclear power - and that they plan on taking their advocacy for very-low emission energy to the European Union. The country will now lobby the EU for a 'sustainable' label on nuclear power.
The EU's decision on whether or not nuclear is 'sustainablehas yet to be made. Despite the fact that plants are emission-free, 'nuclear is currently considered only a low-carbon energy source due to emissions caused by mining and transport,' Euractive wrote this week.
Finland's government lobbying nuclear as a clean source of energy 'marks a near U-Turn' in the green party, Euractive writes. The party has been traditionally 'fiercely anti-nuclear' and has resigned from previous governments over the issue, the report says.
Now, its views have become 'more pragmatic'".
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