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Australian mining companies have a poor track record operating in Africa. Australian uranium company Paladin Energy has now put two of its mines into ‘care-and-maintenance’ and bankruptcy looms. But who cleans up the company’s mess in Namibia and Malawi?
By Dr Jim Green
The Ecologist, 18th June 2018
High costs and renewables challenge the case for nuclear power Economic risks of atomic plants threaten their place in future energy mix
Dr Paul Dorfman quoted: “We’ve seen a substantive decline in the share of nuclear of total electricity generation worldwide. Increasing nuclear costs along with the technological advances and the plummeting price of renewables are the key dynamics, and there’s a clear trend emerging.”
The Financial Times, 14th June 2018
A presentation to the 13th European Nuclear Energy Forum.
By Dr David Lowry
Nuclear Transparency Watch, 11th June 2018
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If recent trends continue for another two years, the global share of electricity from renewables excluding hydropower will overtake nuclear for the first time. Even 20 years ago, this nuclear decline would have greatly surprised many people – particularly now that reducing carbon emissions is at the top of the … [Continue Reading]