Coal: Cumbria Tops Trump

  This time last week a planning application was delivered to Cumbria County Council's Kendal offices for the first coal mine in England for 30 years. The following day there was universal condemnation of  Trump's withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement.  In contrast to the vehement condemnation of Trump's support for coal,  there  has been …

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Financial Times : Solar Leaves Nuclear Standing!

Financial Times Solar outshines nuclear as spring sun boosts UK output Renewable power generation tops 40% on Friday, overtaking gas. Solar power accounted for almost a quarter of electricity generated in the UK at lunchtime on Friday — a record that exceeded the combined output of the country’s eight nuclear power stations. An almost cloudless …

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Game of Nuclear Thrones Aims to Keep Public Opposition at Arms Length and the Unions baying for public subsidy?

After months of Toshiba Westinghouse's rather faux bankruptcy and the "on hold" status of Moorside, now (once again) China is in the news as being an "interested party."  Meanwhile the nuclear obsessed unions are baying for ever more public subsidy for new nuclear build despite the growing evidence that nuclear provides negative equity in both …

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COAL, FRACKING and NUCLEAR in Close Proximity! Are they having a laugh?

Dear Friends, The Moorside plan is they say on hold this is not good enough it should be scrapped.    As if the Moorside plan being merely on hold wasn't bad enough, there is now a plan to reopen the dangerous old coal mine at Whitehaven.  The proposed licenses for this would extend to within a …

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Toshiba is Out..So…What stunt will Govnt pull next to try and force dangerous new reactors near Sellafield??

Images of "Moorside"  ie the several farms, ancient woodland, moss and floodplain of the river Ehen that this govnt is desperate to build three dangerous new nuclear reactors on. In the Times... Moorside "The troubled engineering giant Toshiba is preparing to mothball its project to build a £15bn-plus nuclear power station in Cumbria. NuGen, the …

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Fossil Fueled Earthquakes at the UKs Two Key Nuclear Sites?

  FOSSIL FUELED EARTHQUAKES NEAR NUCLEAR INSTALLATIONS? Nuclear and Fracking Campaigners across the UK have joined forces to oppose fossil fuel extraction within the vicinity of the UK's key nuclear installations, Sellafield in Cumbria and Springfields in Lancashire. Radiation Free Lakeland has sent a letter to the Health and Safety Executive urging a moratorium. The …

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