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    Onshore windpower is already cheaper than new nuclear
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    New nuclear will be subsidised by taxpayers and through electricity bills
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    Hinkley Nuclear Power Stations (credit Rob Newman)

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Ecologist

No way nukes! Challenging the mainstream ‘concensus’ for nuclear power

All the 'main' political parties are backing nuclear power in bold defiance of all the evidence that it's expensive, dangerous and not even low-carbon, writes David Lowry. Even David Osborne just admitted that Hinkley C is 'unaffordable' - but supports it anyway. For a rational nuclear policy, the way is Green.

By Dr David Lowry

The Ecologist, 22nd April 2015