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The July/August issue of the newsletter from No 2 Nuclear Power, keeping climate campaigners informed about nuclear developments in the UK, and anti-nuclear campaigners about climate issues.
By Pete Roche
No 2 Nuclear Power, 25th 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
Meeting a net-zero emissions global target by mid-century — as recommended by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change – needs accelerated innovation.
By Prof David Elliott
Physics World, 3rd July 2019
The influence of weather on countries’ GDP and their main components of production, namely total factor productivity, capital stock, and employment.
By Martin Henseler and Ingmar Schumacher
Cimatic Change, June 2019