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Nuclear energy: the future or the past?

Published: Monday, 22nd February 2016

The Director’s Note following the first Ditchley conference of 2016, “Nuclear energy: the future or the past?”, is now published.

The issue clearly remains as contentious as ever, even though for many nuclear power has to play a key role in meeting the world’s growing energy needs. Concerns about cost, safety, the disposal of nuclear waste, decommissioning and proliferation were fully explored.

A full summary of the discussions is included in the report, available to read here.