Climate Solutions: The Role of Nuclear Power

Nuclear power supplies more than 60 percent of zero-carbon electricity in the United States. The unexpected retirement of five nuclear reactors is prompting concerns that additional closures could make it tougher to meet U.S. climate goals.

C2ES releases a new brief examining this emerging dilemma and hosts a discussion with government, industry, and policy leaders.



Peter Lyons
Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Energy, U.S. Department of Energy
Carol Browner
Distinguished Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress and Former EPA Administrator
Bill Mohl
President, Entergy Wholesale Commodities
David Brown
Senior Vice President, Federal Government Affairs, Exelon Corporation
Kimberly Clark
Chief Commercial Officer, North America, AREVA, Inc.
Susan Tierney
Senior Adviser, Analysis Group
Eileen Claussen
President, Center for Climate and Energy Solutions