Safely in the ancient bedrock – Final disposal of nuclear fuel in Finland
Nuclear power has a vital role to play in helping humanity to reduce CO2 emissions from energy production. This presentation describes how one of the key issues related to sustainable nuclear energy has been solved in Finland, namely the disposal of the spent fuel. The road to the solution was not straightforward, easy or quick. Many technical, political and social challenges had to be overcome. It has all been about people. Nuclear power produces almost one-third of the Finnish electricity demand. Finns consider nuclear power to be a reliable and environmentally sustainable energy source.