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Articles from ncg members. For news articles before 2014, see the news archive.
Dr. Paul Dorfman writes about the UAE’s nuclear program: safety deficiencies; the tense regional geopolitical environment shaped by concerns about covert weapons proliferation and the potential for military attacks on nuclear plants; the impacts on the marine ecosystem; and the risks posed by climate change.
Nuclear Monitor, 5th February 2020
Plans to dump more mud from alongside a nuclear power site in Somerset into the sea off Cardiff Bay have been revealed. Quoting Tim Deere-Jones.
BBC News, 5th February 2020
Reports suggests Huawei to be excluded from UK critical national infrastructure, including nuclear projects. Yet the UK Government is in negotiations with China General Nuclear to build and operate an entire £20 billion new nuclear plant at Bradwell B, in Essex.
By Dr David Lowry
The Telegraph, 4th February 2020
‘An Appalling Act of Industrial Vandalism’: Japanese Officials Do PR for Plan to Dump Fukushima Water Into Ocean
Quoting Dr Paul Dorfman and Shaun Burnie.
Common Dreams, 3rd February 2020
The latest Safe Energy Journal is now available. Stories include: Hunterston B, Hunterston A and Chapelcross, Dounreay, Dalgety Bay, Nuclear-powered Submarines, Nuclear Convoys, Scottish Climate Policy, Hydrogen Debate and Renewables.
By Pete Roche
No 2 Nuclear Power, 31st January 2020
Analysts have raised concerns over the safety of the nuclear facility and its potential to spawn a nuclear arms race. Quoting Dr Paul Dorfman.
Al Jazeera, 28th January 2020
Mini nuclear reactors could be generating power in the UK by the end of the decade. However, many in the UK believe renewable energy is a cheaper, safer and cleaner option. Quoting Dr Paul Dorfman.
Power Engineering International, 27th January 2020
Baseload argument no longer true when large quantities of cheaper renewable energy available.
By Paul Brown
The Guardian, 27th January 2020