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Under the guise of a civil nuclear program, Japan has become a de-facto nuclear weapons state without so far having to take that next fateful step.
By Shaun Burnie and Prof Frank Barnaby
Asia Times, 22nd September 2017
Nuclear Free Local Authorities All Ireland Forum Autumn Energy Seminar
Speakers include Dr Paul Dorfman
22nd September 2017
Letter: Your incisive editorial makes many strong points, not least highlighting the exigencies of potential security compromises and terrorism vulnerabilities of the planned new nuclear reactor at Hinkley Point.
By Dr David Lowry
The Guardian, 17th September 2017
Letter: It’s great to see your editorial on wind power – with offshore wind costs plummeting, solar costs halving in the last five years, renewable evolution is ramping exponentially.
By Dr Paul Dorfman, Prof Steve Thomas and Duncan Bayliss
The Guardian, 14th September 2017
In an effort to understand how to promote more sustainable forms of energy provision, researchers have begun addressing the scale of political and governance processes, yet the effects of sub-national government remain neglected.
By Prof Peter A Strachan, Dr David Toke, et al
SAGE journals, September 2017
The nuclear power industry, under pressure economically, is arguing that it deserves government support because it is essential for “national security”, notes Jim Green, editor of the Nuclear Monitor newsletter.
By Dr Jim Green
energypost, 13th September 2017
Sept 11-13 | London, UK
Addressing the Opportunities and Challenges for Efficient Decommissioning & Safe Waste Management
Speakers and panel discussion included Dr Paul Dorfman.
11 September 2017, 14.00-15.00 hrs
Houses of Parliament, Palace of Westminster, London
Organised by Dr Paul Dorfman
Steve Thomas, Emeritus Professor of Energy Policy at the University of Greenwich, says many of the issues that arise with Hinkley Point C (HPC) that might derail it apply equally to the whole Government programme.
No 2 Nuclear Power, 5th September 2017