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Tomorrow the Financial Times stages a conference on strategies for the revolution unfolding in global energy markets. I am on a panel discussing the role of innovation. I have a thrilling example to recount based on the work of Solarcentury’s innovation team.
By Jeremy Leggett
Jeremy Leggett's website, 31st May 2016
Dr David Lowry criticises ministers over refusal to disclose the arrangement with EDF for dealing with radioactive waste at the planned nuclear plant.
The Guardian, 30th May 2016
A report for Nuclear Free Local Authorities considers one of the most sensitive areas of nuclear policy – the security around nuclear sites, nuclear material transports and the protection of nuclear materials in the UK and at the international level.
By Dr David Lowry
Nuclear Free Local Authorities, 29th May 2016
The Nuclear Free Local Authorities (NFLA) publishes an independent submission by radiation risks expert Dr Ian Fairlie on the role of science and scientific advice in emergency incidents involving chemical, biological, radiological or nuclear (CBRN) materials.
By Dr Ian Fairlie
Nuclear Free Local Authorities, 25th May 2016
The daily ebb and flow of the tides promise a renewable energy bonanza for countries such as Canada and the UK that have shallow seas and a steep tidal range.
By Paul Brown
Climate News Network, 17th May 2016
The Government should scrap its costly Hinkley Point deal and accept renewables can keep the lights on
With EDF’s decision on Hinkley Point C likely to be delayed until next year it is imperative that the government re-assesses the need for new nuclear power in 2025.
By Prof Keith Barnham
The Independent, 9th May 2016
Take a large number of scientists who have grown up with the firm belief that nuclear power is the future of energy, face them with the fact that nuclear power is proving to be undeliverable in anything like the scale, time and cost that has been originally envisaged in UK Government plans, and what do you get?
By Dr David Toke
Clean Technica, 8th May 2016
Thirty years ago this week, a catastrophic nuclear accident took place. Thousands have died as a result, communities were devastated and displaced, and the legacy of environmental damage lives on.
By Dr Kate Hudson
Huffington Post, 26th April 2016