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Energy Systems in Transition under the Conditions of the Future

  • Wolf Häfele
Conference paper
Part of the Research Reports in Physics book series (RESREPORTS)

Abstract

The energy situation continues to pose problems. An example is the question of the appropriate position of future nuclear energy uses. An answer to this question requires orientation. The design of scenarios is of help here if scenarios are not understood as predictions but as the identification of possible futures. The paper explores a few such scenarios that mostly envisage the time period till 2030. Special attention is given to the impact of abating CO2 emissions.

Keywords

Nuclear energy today future nuclear energy uses energy scenarios abating CO2 emissions 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Wolf Häfele
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbHJülichFederal Republic of Germany
  2. 2.Zentralinstitut für Kernforschung RossendorfRossendorfFederal Republic of Germany

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