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Nuclear Energy Outlook 2008

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World energy demand continues to grow unabated and is leading to very serious concerns about security of supply, soaring energy prices and climate change stemming from fossil fuel consumption. Nuclear energy is being increasingly seen as having a role to play in addressing these concerns. Responding to renewed interest in nuclear energy, this Nuclear Energy Outlook uses the most current data and statistics available and provides projections up to 2050 to consider growth scenarios and potential implications on the future use of nuclear energy. It also offers unique analyses and recommendations on the possible challenges that lie ahead. Topics covered by the NEO include nuclear power’s current status and projected trends, environmental impacts, uranium resources and security of supply, costs, safety and regulation, radioactive waste management and decommissioning, non-proliferation and security, legal frameworks, infrastructure, stakeholder engagement, advanced reactors and advanced fuel cycles.

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Projections to 2050

Nuclear Energy Agency

Access to adequate economic energy supplies has played and will continue to play a principal role in promoting economic growth and improving human well-being. Meeting future energy requirements in order to ensure continuing social and economic progress, while avoiding serious environmental damage, is one of the most significant challenges of the 21st century. In particular, environmentally sound energy supply and use will be imperative to control atmospheric emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases responsible for global warming.

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