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In the IPCC’s low-carbon scenarios nuclear accounts for only a small fraction of energy/electricity supply whereas renewables do the heavy lifting.
By Dr Jim Green
The Ecologist, 2nd November 2018
Given the human and environmental risks associated with rampant climate change, it is more important than ever to communicate facts rather than conjecture.
By Dr Paul Dorfman, Prof Tom Burke and Prof Steve Thomas
Financial Times, 31st October 2018
Dr Paul Dorfman said the delay underlined French loss of confidence in its EPRs.
“It seems clear that EDF’s EPR is a failed reactor, with a lamentable history of construction faults, unable to be built without huge cost and time overruns even on French soil.”
The Times, 27th October 2018
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) SR15 special report looks at how to keep global temperature rise to 1.5 °C. Even if that was possible, impacts would be severe, but they’d be much worse at 2 °C.
By Prof David Elliott
Physics World, 17th October 2018
16th October 2018, Central London
Speakers include Dr Paul Dorfman,
Westminster Forum Projects
By Jeremy Leggett
Future Today, 10th October 2018
Tageszeitung Op Ed, quoting Tim Deere-Jones and Paul Dorfman.
Tageszeitung, 10th October 2018
The financial model being investigated by the UK government to help encourage nuclear newbuilds beyond EDF’s Hinkley Point C in England and Hitachi’s Wylfa Newydd in Wales is the Regulated Asset Base.
By Prof Steve Thomas
Nuclear Intelligence Weekly