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Planning & Economic Studies Section (PESS):
Capacity Building for Sustainable Energy Development

15th Session of the UNFCCC Conference of the Parties / 5th Meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol: CoP-15 / CMP-5 (7-18 December 2009)

CoP-15 IAEA Poster

The 15th session of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Convention on Climate Change (CoP-15) in Copenhagen was the fifth to take place after entry into force of the Kyoto Protocol and thus also served as the fifth Meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol



The brochure Climate Change and Nuclear Power 2009, which was distributed at CoP-15, was a success. This booklet summarizes nuclear power’s potential role in mitigating global climate change and its contribution to other development and environment challenges, as well as its current status, including the issues of cost, safety, waste management and non-proliferation. The publication is a revised and updated version of the 2008 edition. To read the booklet please click here.

We are pleased to announce that information on Nuclear Applications relevant to the climate change negotitiations at CoP-15 in Copenhagen can be found clicking on the following link http://www-naweb.iaea.org/na/iaea-climate-change.html.