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I’m nothing if not controversial

This week saw the first anniversary of the Earthquake and Tsunami that devastated the east coast of Japan, which I still vividly remember watching – in total disbelief on live TV – as bAltman water filled with burning debris inundated … Continue reading

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Five questions for Chris Huhne

Today may well be Armistice Day but, face the fact, more lives will be lost as a result of unmitigated climate change than have been lost in all wars in the last 7,000 years. So, with that thought in mind, … Continue reading

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A brief history of UK nuclear policy – part 2

As with part 1 – yesterday – unless indicated otherwise, reference details are appended at the end (with links wherever possible). From New Millennium to Coalition Government In Small is Beautiful, E.F. Schumacher included a chapter entitled, ‘Nuclear Energy – … Continue reading

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A brief history of UK nuclear policy – part 1

Introduction After the best part of 20 years in which there has been little or no investment in civil nuclear power, for a variety of reasons, we are now to embark on a rapid new phase of development funded entirely … Continue reading

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Our three biggest problems solved

Although I had said I would not post any more items about James Hansen, this is clearly a promise I cannot keep because the second-half of his book is astonishing for two things – the brutality of his criticism; and … Continue reading

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