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Nuclear power is too risky and expensive to address the growing threat of climate change, according to an international coalition of former regulators
Quoting Dr Greg Jaczko, Prof Wolfgang Renneberg, Dr Bernard Laponche and Dr Paul Dorfman.
Bloomberg Green, 25th January 2022 | Read More »
Former US, German, French nuclear regulatory leads and secretary to UK scientific radiation risk Committee: ‘Nuclear is just not part of any feasible strategy that could counter climate change.’
By Dr Greg Jaczko, Prof Wolfgang Renneberg, Dr Bernard Laponche and Dr Paul Dorfman
Power, 25th January 2022 | Read More »
Michel Lee, an attorney and senior analyst for Promoting Health and Sustainable Energy (PHASE), shatters the current pitch of the nuclear industry that nuclear power is carbon-free. “It’s flat-out false,” says Lee.
Enviro Close Up, 23rd January 2022 | Read More »
Taishan was supposed to be EDF’s “proof of principle for the EPR design”, said Paul Dorfman, associate fellow in the science policy research unit at Sussex University. “But that has not been the case. To shut down the reactor is hugely expensive in terms of power, reputation, and in potential safety … The EPR reactor has failed miserably in terms of cost overruns everywhere that it’s been built.”
The Times, 23rd January 2022 | Read More »
Interview with Dr Bernard Laponche.
Le Monde, 22nd January 2022 | Read More »
Interview with Dr Bernard Laponche
Spiegel, 21st January 2022 | Read More »
The UK, like China, the US and Canada, is attracted to nuclear power. But high costs and slow delivery means many energy experts remain unconvinced.
Quoting Dr Paul Dorfman.
New Statesman, 21st January 2022 | Read More »