in the news …
Articles from ncg members. For news articles before 2014, see the news archive.
Front page story on Britain’s Chinese partner in the Hinkley Point power station deal facing nuclear espionage charges in the United States of having ‘plotted to steal US nuclear technology’. Includes quotes from Dr Paul Dorfman.
The Times, 11th August 2016
Discussion on Hinkley between Dr Paul Dorfman (Founder, ncg) and Victor Goa (Advisor to Chinese Government), BBC R4 ‘Today’, 6.50 – 7.00am, 50 mins into the programme.
BBC Radio 4, 10th August 2016
Following the recent review of UK Nuclear Power policy by the National Audit Office, Prof David Elliott looks at the prospects for nuclear and the alternatives.
By Prof David Elliott
Environmental Research Web, 6th August 2016
France’s slow response to ONR on suspect components raises question for regulator’s interaction with Chinese contractors. Guardian article, following investigation by Dr David Lowry
The Guardian, 6th August 2016
Britain faces big decisions when it comes to generating electricity – and ones we will all end up paying for. So what’s the right choice?
Including an interview with Prof Steve Thomas.
BBC Radio 4, 4th August 2016
On Friday last week, within a few hours of Greg Clark announcing that the UK Government would be reviewing the whole Hinkley Point situation, the Times came out with a thoroughly damning indictment of the Hinkley Point project.
By Jonathon Porritt
Jonathon Porritt's blog, 4th August 2016
The nuclear project could expose UK’s future power grid to Chinese hackers. Includes interview with Dr Paul Dorfman.
Politico, 2nd August 2016
A new book which analyses energy and environmental law and policy, with contributions by Sussex Energy Group researchers Prof Benjamin Sovacool and Dr Phil Johnson.