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The Report also acknowledges that large reactors are expensive, radioactive waste remains a key and unresolved problem, and that there are significant uncertainties associated with the SMR (small modular reactor) concept. However, the Report provides other conflicting, confusing and, at times, disingenuous messages about nuclear.
By Prof Steve Thomas, Prof Tom Burke and Dr Paul Dorfman
24th June 2019
Overall demand for energy is now 30% lower than vastly exaggerated officials forecasts for energy consumption during this century.
By Andrew Warren
Energy in Buildings & Industry magazine, June 2019
Written evidence submitted by the Science Policy Research Unit, quoting Dr Phil Johnston and Prof Andy Stirling.
BEIS Committee, June 2019
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The impacts of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster in 1986 included thyroid cancers in those who were children at the time. The United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) produced a report in 2008 which found that, among those exposed who had been under 14 years of … [Continue Reading]