Skip to main content

NUCLEAR POWER AND CARBON EMISSIONS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 2061: tabled on 12 July 2011

Tabled in the 2010-12 session.

This motion has been signed by 4 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House notes the recent note by the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (Post) in respect of the level of carbon emissions from nuclear power (Post Note 383); further notes that the report found that levels of emissionsfrom nuclear power were approximately three times lower per kilowatt hour than those of solar, four times lower than clean coal and 36 times lower than conventional coal; and calls on the Government to press ahead with the construction of new nuclear power stations in order to directly address our climate change obligations and help reduce levels of fuel poverty.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.