US Joins 21 Other Countries in Pledge to Triple Nuclear Energy Capacity by 2050

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The United States and 21 other countries from four continents signed a pledge at the United Nations climate summit on Dec. 2 to triple global nuclear energy capacity by 2050 from the levels recorded in 2020.
The declaration was signed at the U.N. Climate Change Conference, also known as COP28, held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, which recognizes “the key role of nuclear energy in achieving global net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 and keeping the 1.5-degree goal within reach.”
“Core elements of the declaration include working together to advance a goal of tripling nuclear energy capacity globally by 2050 and inviting shareholders of international financial institutions to encourage the inclusion of nuclear energy in energy lending policies,” the U.S. Department of Energy stated….

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