March, 2013

Too Little Too Late

The government has now pushed back its timescale for nuclear ‘new build’ by five years. So already after the energy review in 2006 the nuclear programme is now at least five years behind schedule.  In terms of cutting our CO2 emissions it is extremely important  how quickly we can replace high CO2 forms of electricity […]


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Thorium Reactors

I talked a bit about the question of thorium reactors and proliferation in a previous post. I try not to talk too much about pie-in-the-sky nuclear technologies and keep to what is actually happening i.e. the PWR reactors which they are actually thinking of building at Sizewell and Hinkley. However, there has been a video […]


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