Position papers (EPS/RPS) EUROPEAN PHYSICAL SOCIETY Nuclear Physics Board The Chairman European Physical Society : Position Paper PP 8 The Future of Nuclear Energy Detailed paper and references : Nucl.Energy.html The European Physical Society (EPS) is an independent body funded by contributions from National Physical Societies, other bodies and individual members. It has over 80,000 members and can call on expertise in all areas where Physics is involved. The declared aim of the EPS is to help Physics and Physicists in Europe.1. The aim of this Position PaperAlthough ‘Nuclear Energy’ has had a bad press, not least because of wartime applications and accidents with nuclear power stations, there is a positive aspect. Both pluses and minuses are discussed in this Position Paper. The Paper is aimed at both those in authority and the General Public.