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I am a passionate advocate for the environment and nuclear energy. With the threat of climate change, I’ve embarked on a mission to help overcome the fears of nuclear energy. I’ve been active in...

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  • Oct 18, 2021

"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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