Climate Ambitions and Political Uncertainty in Global Newbuild Plans

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Accelerating climate change and the rollout of government plans to combat it are driving momentum in the nuclear newbuild industry, with China once again cementing its status as the industry's future. Elsewhere there is much talk of a need for nuclear power and some concrete steps toward seeing that happen. As ever, however, most mooted newbuild projects remain uncertain, with domestic politics, enormous price tags and shifting geopolitical winds threatening many from even reaching first concrete.

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