Can a shift in UK policy help make the ESG case for nuclear?

The UK government says nuclear energy may have a vital role to play in cutting carbon emissions. However, more detail is needed to help investors assess nuclear technology’s ESG credentials, argue Darryl Murphy and Stanley Kwong.

The UK government in December released a long-awaited ‘energy white paper’ in which it revealed how it will try to meet its ‘net zero’ carbon emissions target by 2050, as it attempts to play its part in tackling climate change.1

You can now read the full whitepaper at the link below