Archive for April, 2014

April Newsletter No187

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Oh to be in England – but not when madness is there

Robert Browning may wistfully have written: “Oh to be in England now that April’s there”. Our advice would be to give it a miss – and Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, too – when UN environmental zeal in inflicted upon it. It leads to madness.

In its Fifth Assessment, published from Yokohama perhaps appropriately for the UK’s press of April 1, its Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change was as ever ...

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EC Unfairly Discredits Nuclear Energy In Hinkley Analysis, Says Foratom

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The European Commission “unfairly discredits nuclear energy” and “fails to make an objective comparison” when it addresses the potential environmental impact of the UK’s proposed investment contract for the construction of two EPR reactors at the Hinkley Point C nuclear station in England, a European industry group has said.

Foratom, the Brussels-based nuclear energy industry association, says in a position paper it is submitting as part of a public consultation being held by the EC on Hinkley Point C, that it ...

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