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After years of pro-nuclear bombast from the Conservative Party, its 2017 manifesto hasn’t got a single word to say about nuclear power. Instead it announces a renewed focus on cutting energy costs, and a big boost for increasingly low-cost wind power.
By Oliver Tickell and Ian Fairlie
The Ecologist, 18th May 2017
Leaving the EU treaty that prevents radioactive materials falling into the wrong hands could prove costly for the UK nuclear industry.
By Paul Brown
Climate News Network, 17th May 2017
Now that Teresa May has triggered some sort of shade of Article 50, the UK must also start a parallel negotiation to leave the European Atomic Energy Community (EURATOM) Treaty.
By Dr Paul Dorfman
The EMA Magazine, May 2017
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It’s quite something to find myself in a country where nuclear power is even more of a basket case than it is in the UK – and that of course is the United States of America. Not yet dead, but struggling to find a reason to go on living. And … [Continue Reading]