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For the electricity the UK will certainly need, we need to rapidly ramp up the rollout of renewable energy projects.
By Dr Doug Parr
Independent, 26th September 2021 | Read More »
Rising sea levels present a hazard to the UK’s nuclear deterrent that could cause a major accident.
By Paul Brown
The Guardian, 25th September 2021 | Read More »
Quoting Prof Tom Burke and Dr Paul Dorfman.
Paul Dorfman, a senior research fellow at UCL’s Energy Institute, argue that, even now, we simply don’t know enough to give such a commitment. “We are talking about massive questions of uncertainty,” he says. “There are questions about geology and whether the cylinders designed to package the waste are safe from corrosion. Can the radiation be contained?” His preference is to see the existing waste stored on the surface, with no more being created.
Financial Times, 23rd September 2021 | Read More »
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Greenpeace Environmental Trust supports Nuclear Consulting Group
by Dave Elliott As noted in an article in Regional Life, a local conservation e-magazine linked to a local anti nuclear group, the flat landscape of the Dengie peninsula in Essex is punctuated by a line of tall wind turbines, slowly turning and the massive grey-blue hulk of the former … [Continue Reading]