ncg in the news …
Based on preliminary figures for 2017, electricity from renewables grew by a record amount. Coal power production also fell noticeably even as nuclear power fell – despite record exports. But one big news item may have been overlooked amidst all the new records.
By Craig Morris
RenewEconomy, 16th January 2018
Brazil is one of three Latin American countries with nuclear power. It also suffers from violent crime. Now a heavily armed gang has brought the two together. With comments from Dr Paul Dorfman.
The Guardian, 12th January 2018
Franco-German TV Documentary, screened December 2017, includes interview with Dr Paul Dorfman, 1.13.00 and 1.16.40 into the programme.
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The International Energy Agency (IEA) ‘underreports (the) contribution solar and wind by a factor of three’ compared to fossil fuels, according to a recent report. I and others have been pointing this out regularly, but it’s good to see this methodological anomaly (if that’s what it is) exposed and explored … [Continue Reading]