in the news …
Articles from ncg members. For news articles before 2014, see the news archive.
Quoting Prof Sue Roaf and Dr Paul Dorfman.
East Anglian Daily Times, 10th January 2020
The Gulf faces unique challenges when it comes to nuclear power – yet four reactors are under construction at Barakah.
By Dr Paul Dorfman
Ecologist, 10th January 2020
The edifice already heading for the status of the largest and most expensive construction project in the world, is dragging its builder, the French giant EDF, into ever-deeper debt.
By Paul Brown
TruePublica, 6th January 2020
As the French state continues to bail out its debt-ridden nuclear industry a new delay to its flagship reactor casts doubt on the future.
By Paul Brown
Climate News Network, 31st December 2019
- The Telegraph
- Irish Independent
- Times of Israel
- Infos Israel News
- Sputnik International
- Arabian Business
30th December 2019
Dr Paul Dorfman, chairman of the Nuclear Consulting Group, warned the UAE’s Barakah plant lacks key safety features, poses a threat to the environment, is a potential terrorist target and could be part of plans to develop nuclear weapons.
Irish Independent, 28th December 2019
Four nuclear reactors being built in the United Arab Emirates could spark a nuclear arms race in the Middle East and leave the Persian Gulf at risk of a Chernobyl-style disaster, a leading nuclear scientist has claimed.
The Telegraph, 28th December 2019
Why have the United Arab Emirates cast significant resources at nuclear power? Since new nuclear makes little apparent sense in the Gulf, which has some of the best solar energy resources in the world, the nature of UAE interest in nuclear may lie hidden in plain sight.
By Dr Paul Dorfman, NCG Founder and Chair
Nuclear Consulting Group, 28th December 2019