ncg in the news …
Wind, water and solar sources − the renewable energy trio − could meet almost all the needs of our power-hungry society in 30 years.
By Paul Brown
Climate News Network, 19th February 2020
The United Arab Emirates will turn on the Arab world’s first nuclear power plant in just a few months. In the charged atmosphere of the Persian Gulf, what are the risks? Quoting Dr Paul Dorfman.
Deutsche Welle, 18th February 2020
The federal government’s decision to place a a nuclear waste storage site at Kimba on SA’s Eyre Peninsula turned deaf ears to the opposition of the area’s native title holders, argue Jim Green and Michele Madigan.
New Matilda, 14th February 2020
ncg, launched in 2007, is an independent, non-profit virtual institute dedicated to providing expert research and analysis of nuclear issues. Through publications and scholarly exchanges the ncg seeks to encourage thoughtful debate and inform people and policy about this critical power arena.
Nuclear power went backwards last year with the permanent shutdown of nine power reactors and the startup (grid connection) of six. Startups were concentrated in Russia (three) and China (two), with one in South Korea. The shutdowns were spread across eight countries. Worse still for the industry – much worse … [Continue Reading]