Policy Article

Longer runtimes for nuclear power plants or climate policy - which is more important? A replica to the report "Energy scenarios for an energy concept of the Federal Government (in German)

Authors

  • Gernot Klepper
  • Sonja Peterson
Publication Date

A lifetime extension of nuclear power plants in Germany is controversially discussed. The question is which lifetimes of nuclear power plants make the most sense in view of the long-term climate policy challenges from a macroeconomic perspective. The IfW environmental experts Gernot Klepper and Sonja Peterson respond to an expert opinion on this question for the BMWI.

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Key Words

  • climate policy
  • Greenhouse Gases
  • Nuclear power

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