Friday 25 January 11 a.m. CET

Imagining a future for nuclear energy: a Backcasting analysis of stakeholder perspectives.
Matthew Cotton (York)

Nuclear energy has a contentious position in the future of European low carbon transitions, with different member states variably adopting renewed nuclear expansion (a nuclear renaissance) or phasing out the technology. This empirical study employs qualitative analysis of 'backcasted' scenarios of nuclear energy futures in European society, drawn from stakeholder workshops held in Barcelona, London and Munich. The presentation is available here: