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The appointment of “novice” Elisabeth Borne as France’s new energy minister is a “political accident” that does nothing to tackle the country’s climate emergency, said independent expert and nuclear critic Yves Marignac.
Montel, 18th July 2019
Global heating is threatening supplies of water needed in large volumes to cool reactors.
By Paul Brown
TRhe Guardian, 8th July 2019
Quoting Dr Paul Dorfman and Pete Roche.
The National, 7th July 2019
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Meeting a net-zero emissions global target by mid-century — as recommended by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change – needs accelerated innovation. But the IEA says that in 2017 only 4 of 38 energy technologies and sectors were on track to meet long-term climate, energy access and air pollution goals. … [Continue Reading]