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Most British politicians – waking up after a General Election which sent a strong message that the UK electorate don’t want railroading by its leaders – sail along blissfully innocent of nuclear’s impending denouement, not only in the rest of the world but in the UK too.
By Dr Ian Fairlie
The Ecologist, 9th June 2017
Jan Haverkamp interviews Andrew Blowers on the issues covered in Andrew’s new book ‘The Legacy of Nuclear Power’.
Nuclear Monitor, 8th June 2017
There is a mantra that nuclear and natural gas power stations are essential to keep the lights on in the UK. It’s a myth, says Keith Barnham.
By Prof Keith Barnham
New Scientist, 6th June 2017
The monthly newsletter from No 2 Nuclear Power, keeping climate campaigners informed about nuclear developments in the UK, and anti-nuclear campaigners about climate issues.
By Pete Roche
No 2 Nuclear Power, 6th June 2017
Solar lamps are tackling poverty, ill-health and natural hazards in Africa, thanks to Chinese industry and a UK-based charity.
By Paul Brown
Climate News Network, 5th June 2017
Australia’s nuclear energy debate reaches Peak Idiocy this week with the visit of Jessica Lovering from the U.S. Breakthrough Institute.
By Dr Jim Green
REnewEconomy, 31st May 2017
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