Britain, France ink nuclear power agreement

Britain and France signed a nuclear energy agreement to help advance European climate goals for 2030, according to UPI.

A joint declaration signed by both countries’ energy ministers allows them to work together on construction and collaboration on nuclear power plant construction and across the industry, the article said.

The European Commission called for a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions of 40 percent from 1990 numbers by 2030, up from the 20 percent requirement by 2020 for members of the European Union.

French power company EDF is building two new reactors at the Hinkley Point C power plant in England.

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