Long-term shortage of uranium resources

Other Names:
Uranium ores and concentrates shortage
Excessive cost of uranium fuel

An anticipated long-term shortage of uranium resources for domestic and military uses activated intense geological exploration in the 1960s and 70s, with several new uranium mines being opened around the world.

Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 7: Affordable and Clean EnergyGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and Production
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST