"Nuclear power is certainly not an export benefit for Finland," said Greenpeace International campaigner Mike Townsley. "On the contrary it could become a burden for Finnish companies in the central European market. It's hard to imagine that customers from central Europe would like to subsidise a nuclear power resurgence in Europe with their magazine paper."
Greenpeace Finland claims that building new nuclear capacity would drag the country onto an unsustainable energy path. In addition to its environmental and health risks, nuclear is not the cheapest way to reduce carbon dioxide emissions and employs far fewer people than renewable energy production, the group says.
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