UNECE Life Cycle Assessment of Electricity Generation Options

The United Nations Economic Council for Europe (UNECE) analyzed the lifecycle emissions of various generating sources and found that nuclear energy had the lowest. Life cycle assessment allows the evaluation of a product over its life cycle, and across a wide range of environmental indicators – this method was chosen to report on the environmental profiles of various technologies.

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