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Abandoning nuclear power plans ‘would push up carbon emissions’

Report due to be published on Thursday warns of ‘folly of technological tribalism’ — Abandoning the UK’s ambitions for a number of new nuclear power stations would cause carbon emissions to spike and push up energy costs, according to lobbyists led by a former Conservative MP. The New Nuclear Watch Institute warned against what it …

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Weatherwatch: the nuclear option and rising levels of anxiety

Danger of coastal flooding might make sensible people think twice about building houses in vulnerable places, let alone nuclear power stations — Back in 2012 a document obtained under the Freedom of Information Act showed that the Environment Agency was warning that 12 out of the UK’s 19 nuclear sites were in danger of coastal …

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