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Australia’s Aboriginal people have long been mistreated by governments and industry in the pursuit of nuclear projects. The attitudes of ‘pro-nuclear environmentalists’ or ‘ecomodernists’ towards Aboriginal people is as disrespectful as those of governments and industry. [Page opens with autoplay video!]
By Dr Jim Green
The Ecologist, 10th July 2018
Chinese state-run firm eyeing up multibillion-pound deal for majority share in eight sites; quoting Dr Paul Dorfman.
The Guardian, 8th July 2018
The plan to turn South Australia into the world’s nuclear waste dump has lost momentum since 2016 though it continues to be promoted by some politicians, the Business SA lobby group, and an assortment of individuals and lobbyists including self-styled ‘pro-nuclear environmentalists’ or ‘ecomodernists’.
By Dr Jim Green
ON LINE Opinion, 3rd July 2018
Science tells us that, to avoid devastating climate change, we must rapidly cut greenhouse gas emissions to zero. How fast is possible?
By Dr Mark Diesendorf
Energy Post, 29th June 2018
Le Point, quoting Dr Paul Dorfman: Renewable energies are growing much faster than nuclear power worldwide. “The main reason seems to be the drop in renewable costs and the rising costs of new nuclear projects,” said Paul Dorfman
Le Point, 23rd June 2018
Danger of coastal flooding might make sensible people think twice about building houses in vulnerable places, let alone nuclear power stations.
By Paul Brown
The Guardian, 22nd June 2018
The good news is that renewables now supply nearly 30% of UK electricity and the UK’s attractiveness to renewable developers has improved.
By Prof David Elliot
Physics World, 20th June 2018
Evidence to the House of Commons Public Accounts Committee Inquiry on the Defence Nuclear Enterprise, 9th July 2018
Evidence to the House of Commons Public Accounts Committee Inquiry on the Defence Nuclear Enterprise, 9th July 2018.
By Prof Andy Stirling and Dr Phil Johnstone
data.parliament.uk, 19th June 2018