Policy Briefs

2009 Nuclear Policy Initiative

Analyses of the climate change issue by independent organizations show that reducing carbon emissions will require a portfolio of technologies, that nuclear energy must be part of the portfolio, and that major expansion of nuclear generating capacity is essential. As the Senate begins consideration of the Kerry-Boxer climate change bill (S. 1733), NEI has prepared several documents to help you understand the issues involved in this landmark legislation and the nuclear energy industry’s positions.