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Countries with pro-nuclear agenda making slower progress on climate change

Countries with pro-nuclear agenda making slower progress on climate change

Study published in Climate Journal casts significant doubts on nuclear energy as the answer to combating climate change.

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Germany already has more green power than it ever had nuclear

Germany already has more green power than it ever had nuclear

The Governor of New York State says Americans will be reading by candlelight unless nuclear is subsidised. But how about a look at the data.

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UK Tories wake up to nuclear folly, as wind and solar found to be cheapest

UK Tories wake up to nuclear folly, as wind and solar found to be cheapest

The Tory government in the UK has finally woken up to the fact that solar and wind is cheaper than nuclear. It may mean a big shift in its energy strategy, as it focuses on distributed generation rather than mega projects. Shouldn’t Australia be leading on this?

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Nuclear fail: New reactor took 43 years to build, shut down after 2 days

Nuclear fail: New reactor took 43 years to build, shut down after 2 days

More than 4 decades after construction began, Watts Bar-2 reactor finally connected to the grid and then two days later shut down due to faults.

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French nuclear under pressure – from German renewables

French nuclear under pressure – from German renewables

German and European renewable electricity may have been one reason why France switched off so many nuclear plants one weekend in late May.

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Just add another few billion pounds: UK's nuclear energy fiasco

Just add another few billion pounds: UK’s nuclear energy fiasco

Imagine being responsible for the balance sheet of the company driving the nuclear fiasco slowing deployment of green energy in the UK..

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Royal Commission wants rules changed on nuclear power in Australia

Royal Commission wants rules changed on nuclear power in Australia

Royal Commission says nuclear too expensive and not viable in Australia until 2030s, if at all. But it wants ban lifted, just in case.

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24/7 power? Nearly half Germany nuclear plant off-line due to faults, faked testing

24/7 power? Nearly half Germany nuclear plant off-line due to faults, faked testing

Three of Germany’s eight remaining nuclear reactors have been off-line for most of April. So much for 24/7 reliable power.

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SA nuclear Royal Commission is a snow job

SA nuclear Royal Commission is a snow job

Royal Commissioner appointed by SA government is a nuclear advocate who has promoted discredited claims by the nuclear industry.

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Renewable energy versus nuclear: dispelling the myths

Renewable energy versus nuclear: dispelling the myths

Don’t believe the spurious claims of nuclear shills constantly doing down renewables. Clean, safe renewable energy technologies have the potential to supply 100% of the world’s electricity needs

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India’s plan to build 12 new nuclear reactors is fraught with risk


India’s plan to build 12 new nuclear reactors is fraught with risk


Nuclear projects at Kovvada and Mithi Virdi are not economically or financially viable
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