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The new British prime minister, Boris Johnson, must soon decide whether to save the UK’s nuclear future with an unpopular electricity tax.
By Paul Brown
Climate News Network, 21st January 2020
Irresponsible tactics are being used to bury social and environmental problems associated with the Fukushima nuclear disaster as Olympics approach in Japan.
By Dr Jim Green
Ecologist, 21st January 2020
Reactor due to come online in March could elevate risk of an arms race and environmental catastrophe, says Dr Paul Dorfman
Al Jazeera, 17th January 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.
The edifice already heading for the status of the largest and most expensive construction project in the world, the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station in the UK, is dragging its builder, the French giant EDF, into ever-deeper debt: the company’s flagship reactor is facing still more delay. Although EDF … [Continue Reading]