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Government support critical for Asia's nuclear power revival

New technologies reduce cost and risk, but financing still challenging

| East Asia
Children play in the water near the Wolseong nuclear power plant in Gyeongju, South Korea: The practical risks from nuclear power are extremely limited.   © Reuters

Troy Edwards is co-head of the global energy group at law firm Allen & Overy.

Few energy experts see a credible path for the world to reach net-zero emissions without nuclear power. Construction of new nuclear power plants can provide a reliable, plentiful supply of low-carbon energy, which will be vital in a world increasingly reliant on variable sources.

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