New research warns nuclear and renewables should not be combined in any policy programs for effective energy system decarbonisation.
Michael Shellenberger has been downplaying climate risks since 2010 if not earlier – his luke-warmism is reheated.
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.
Research shows greatest barrier to nuclear power in Australia remains cost, as parliamentary inquiry continues in Canberra.
Clean Energy Council says nuclear power would need “minor miracle” to get up in Australia, and inquiry distracts from “much more pressing and worthwhile topics.”
Experts tell inquiry that increasingly expensive large-scale nuclear power, and as-yet unproven small reactor technology, cannot compete with firmed renewables.
Building nuclear power stations used to be an effective cover for nuclear weapons programs. So what is it now, with the credibility of nuclear power so very low?
Liberal Democrats motion to hold a 12-month inquiry into nuclear power for Victoria has passed the state Parliament’s upper house.
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.