Nuclear energy in the climate transition The revolutions that have taken place in solar, wind and in energy storage are simply remarkable. But getting to zero emissions remains a daunting prospect, particularly through the problem of intermittency. Nuclear energy is very appealing — but there are two problems: safety and economic viability. On the global landscape, France is the only country where nuclear energy is important in overall energy generation.
Russia is fourth largest supplier of Uranium, after Australia, Kazakhstan, and Canada. If world moves to Nuclear energy, Saudi and other Arab countries may lose their strategic importance. But Russia will still play an important strategic role in EU's energy dimension.