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Articles from ncg members. For news articles before 2014, see the news archive.
Nuclear power offers an abundant supply of low-carbon energy. But what to do with the deadly radioactive waste?
Quoting Prof Andy Blowers and Dr Paul Dorfman.
ensia, 31st July 2019
Financing nuclear power stations is proving impossible for business, so Boris Johnson plans a new UK nuclear tax for all to pay.
By Paul Brown
Climate News Network, 29th July 2019
Joint report by Nuclear Consulting Group and Nuclear Free Local Authorities.
By Steve Thomas, Paul Dorfman, Sean Morris & M V Ramana
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
The Guardian, 8th July 2019
Quoting Dr Paul Dorfman and Pete Roche.
The National, 7th July 2019
A report by scientists proposing that Scotland should consider building an array of small nuclear power reactors to help combat climate warming has been dismissed as “disingenuous”. Quoting Dr Paul Dorfman and Pete Roche.
The Ferret, 7th July 2019
Wildlife isn’t thriving in the zone around the nuclear plant.
By Dr Kate Brown
The Washington Post, 5th July 2019