The World Nuclear Industry Status Report 2013

a greens-efa press-conference

Thursday, 11 july


  • Rebecca Harms MEP, President of the Greens/EFA group in the EP
  • Yannick Jadot MEP, Vice-Chair of the Committee on International Trade
  • Mycle Schneider, International Consultant on Energy and Nuclear Policy,
    Coordinator and Lead Author of the report
  • Ralf Fücks Co-Chair of the Heinrich Böll Foundation

original version

english version

Download the report here -


The Greens-EFA in the European Parliament will host the international release of the World Nuclear Industry Status Report, elaborated by a team of six experts from France, Japan and the UK under the direction of renowned nuclear expert Mycle Schneider. The Greens-EFA and the Heinrich-Böll Foundation US are co-sponsors of the project.

“The Report sets forth in painstaking detail the actual experience and achievements of nuclear energy around the world”, writes Peter Bradford, former Commissioner of the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) in his foreword to the 140-page reference document. In addition to the careful assessment of the global industry, this year’s report also contains chapters on nuclear economics and an overview of the status of the ongoing Fukushima crisis.
Key findings of the 2013 edition include:

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mp4 - original - [303 MB]