Countries around the world are choosing diverging paths when it comes to nuclear energy. Japan began shutting down its last reactor last week and Germany plans to do the same in 2022.
However, plenty of others including the UK, Canada, India and Russia are planning new reactors.
In the first of a series of video blogs for RTCC, Tom Burke, founding director of sustainability consultancy E3G and a former director of Friends of the Earth, explains why he thinks nuclear is not the right option for policy makers.
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