Did George Monbiot just Pop the “White Elephant” Myth of New Nuclear?

Did George Monbiot just pop the "white elephant" myth with his assertion that Hinkley is a "preposterous white elephant." ? George is ever so keen on new nuclear especially on burning plutonium wastes. So when he uses the term "white elephant" we should sit up and take notice.  We should question why mainstream NGOs have …

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DECENTRALISE ENERGY AND SCRAP NUCLEAR

THE NUCLEAR FREE LOCAL AUTHORITIES calls on the UK Government to consider a decentralised alternative energy policy including district heating, green gas and solar in its review of Hinkley Point C The Nuclear Free Local Authorities (NFLA) publishes today a report which shows some of the types of alternative energy solutions the UK Government could …

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Carrot Cake and Nuclear Dump CONsultation

The nuclear industry courtesy of UK government is no stranger to dangling carrots. Ethicists have been hired to write papers on the ethics of offering ‘compensation or bribery to Host Communities.‘ Perhaps a much more relevant paper would be on the ethics of writing a paper on the ethics of compensation for nuclear dumping in …

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“We Need New Nuclear Like We Need A Hole in The Head” Michael Meacher

Attending a Friends of the Earth conference as a FoE activist many years ago I was impressed by Michael Meacher's frankness regarding his involvement as Environment Minister in   the sanctioning of activities at Sellafield,  he implied that he was effectively  held to ransom and did not want to agree to it. At the same Friends of the Earth …

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