Murdoch papers and Murdoch’s Sky News have ramped up their campaign to have nuclear laws repealed, and far-right Coalition MPs and former MPs are along for the ride.
Victoria to maintain a ban on nuclear power, after parliamentary inquiry finds no justification for repealing a prohibition. Liberals object.
France announces winners of latest renewables auctions, including 12 solar projects totalling nearly 100MW commissioned to replace a decommissioned nuclear plant.
Conservative committee members made a rare show of unity in recommending the repeal of state laws banning uranium mining and nuclear power. But it won’t last.
A pro-nuclear stacked NSW upper house inquiry advocates for the repeal of nuclear prohibitions. NSW Labor re-affirms position against a nuclear industry.
Nuclear inquiry report calls on Australians to say “definite yes” to nuclear energy for Australia, despite the new SMR technology’s enormous expense and as-yet unproven status.
The nuclear inquiry has seen some bold claims and corporate spin about future costs of small modular reactors. But they’re undermined by the authors of the reports they cite.
As another Australian journalist wades into the nuclear culture wars – this time spruiking small modular reactors – it’s a good time for a fact-check on this fabled technology.
Angus Taylor and the Coalition government have taken their war against wind and solar to its next inevitable phase: They’ve pressed the nuclear button.
Study by leading German economic think-tank finds every 1,000MW of nuclear power plant built since 1951 resulted in an average economic loss of $A7.7 billion.