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....A few weeks earlier, the Stanford researchers had received an unsettling letter from a shadowy US government agency. If they publicly discussed their findings, the letter said, it would be deemed legally equivalent to exporting nuclear arms to a hostile foreign power. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....A report by the commission found that the cost of wind power had fallen by 60% in the past five years. The analysis predicted that by 2040, wind and solar would account for 45% of the global power mix, with hydro and nuclear making up another 35%. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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. French nuclear giant Areva was solely responsible for a controversial $320m (£250m) uranium deal, a parliamentary investigation in Niger has said. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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. What do the leaks of unflattering email from the Democratic National Committee’s hacked servers during the 2016 US presidential election campaign and the deafening hour-long emergency warning siren in Dallas, Texas, have in common? It’s the same thing that links the North Korean nuclear threat and terrorist attacks in Europe and the US: all represent the down sides of tremendously beneficial technologies – risks that increasingly demand a robust policy response. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... Rihanna may have 71 million followers on Twitter compared with Trump’s 6. 6m but she doesn’t have the nuclear codes. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....Protecting the family’s finances becomes a priority as the state vanishes from the scene. And a family is no longer the traditional British nuclear family, but one that resembles the Italian extended family, where grandparents and parents feel obliged to provide more than just a good start in life for the youngest members. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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Pensioners will carry on hoarding cash if state won’t step in image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 29th of April 2017 04:00:03 PM
....Protecting the family’s finances becomes a priority as the state vanishes from the scene. And a family is no longer the traditional British nuclear family, but one that resembles the Italian extended family, where grandparents and parents feel obliged to provide more than just a good start in life for the youngest members. ...
Niger 'cleared' over Areva uranium deal image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 28th of April 2017 04:54:04 PM
. French nuclear giant Areva was solely responsible for a controversial $320m (£250m) uranium deal, a parliamentary investigation in Niger has said. ...
What does the business world make of Trump 100 days in? The jury is still out image
.... Rihanna may have 71 million followers on Twitter compared with Trump’s 6. 6m but she doesn’t have the nuclear codes. ...
Tory windfarm policy endangers cheap energy in UK, commission finds image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 25th of April 2017 05:19:44 AM
....A report by the commission found that the cost of wind power had fallen by 60% in the past five years. The analysis predicted that by 2040, wind and solar would account for 45% of the global power mix, with hydro and nuclear making up another 35%. ...
Reacting to technological threats isn't enough – we need to plan for them | Michael Boskin image
. What do the leaks of unflattering email from the Democratic National Committee’s hacked servers during the 2016 US presidential election campaign and the deafening hour-long emergency warning siren in Dallas, Texas, have in common? It’s the same thing that links the North Korean nuclear threat and terrorist attacks in Europe and the US: all represent the down sides of tremendously beneficial technologies – risks that increasingly demand a robust policy response. ...
Geeks v government  image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 23rd of April 2017 11:03:23 PM
....A few weeks earlier, the Stanford researchers had received an unsettling letter from a shadowy US government agency. If they publicly discussed their findings, the letter said, it would be deemed legally equivalent to exporting nuclear arms to a hostile foreign power. ...
First coal-free day in Britain since Industrial Revolution image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Saturday 22nd of April 2017 12:44:26 AM
....co. uk, around half of British energy on Friday came from natural gas, with about a quarter coming from nuclear plants. ...
UK set for first full day without coal power image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 21st of April 2017 03:45:43 PM
.... . "We then had the dash for gas in the 1990s, with nuclear roughly contributing around 25%, and coal dropped below 50%. ...
Reactor goes here ... the £18bn Hinkley Point C starts to take shape image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 21st of April 2017 01:05:27 PM
....Surrounded by a sea of broken rock and mounds of earth on the Somerset coast stands a small, unassuming sign that states simply “R2”. It is here that the second of two nuclear reactors will switch on in the middle of the next decade if all goes according to EDF Energy’s plan for Hinkley Point C, proving that Britain can still build new nuclear power stations and, more importantly, providing 7% of the country’s electricity. ...
UK bank accounts of Iranian customers still being closed, says law firm image
....Blackstone Solicitors represents a string of Iranians who have taken high street banks to court over allegations of racial discrimination. The firm said account closures have taken place despite the lifting of sanctions after the 2015 nuclear agreement between Iran and the world powers. ...
Walking dead image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 16th of April 2017 08:34:11 AM
....But it also faces another fate: becoming the most high-profile member of Japan's corporate living dead, also known as zombie firms. Toshiba admitted this week that its survival is at risk and that the firm could be delisted from the Tokyo stock exchange, following a major accounting scandal and an ill-timed bet on nuclear power. ...
Toshiba's US nuclear problems could provide cautionary tale for UK image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 14th of April 2017 07:00:27 AM
....The roots of Toshiba’s admission this week that it has serious doubts over its “ability to continue as a going concern” can be found near two small US towns. It is the four reactors being built for nuclear power stations outside Waynesboro, in Georgia, and Jenkinsville, South Carolina, by the company’s US subsidiary Westinghouse that have left the Japanese corporation facing an annual loss of £7. ...
Toshiba warns over its survival as it forecasts £7bn losses image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 11th of April 2017 03:36:52 PM
. Toshiba, one of the biggest names in consumer electronics, has warned it is facing annual losses of more than £7bn and the future of the company is in doubt as a result of financial turmoil at its nuclear power plant construction business. ...
Trump is reckless – but he knows he can't afford to antagonise China | Barry Eichengreen image
.... Posturing aside, Trump will be forced to recognise that military force is not an option. A surgical strike against North Korea’s nuclear facilities would most probably not succeed, while a massive attack would provoke devastating retaliation against South Korea. ...
Toshiba files unaudited results and says future is in doubt image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 11th of April 2017 08:33:57 AM
....2bn. Its problems came to a head again in January this year, when it became clear its US nuclear unit, Westinghouse, was in financial trouble. ...
What is behind Toshiba's financial crisis? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 11th of April 2017 12:12:31 AM
. Toshiba is currently trying to sell off its prized computer chips unit in an attempt to cover losses from its troubled US nuclear unit Westinghouse. ...
Toshiba may sell chip business to Foxconn for $27bn image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 10th of April 2017 03:59:36 PM
....Such a large offer from Foxconn would put pressure on Japan's government as Toshiba is seen as a key national asset. The Japanese firm needs to raise funds after its US nuclear unit, Westinghouse, filed for bankruptcy protection last month. ...
'See you in court': activists ready for Trump to relax smog and drilling rules image
....Zinke revealed the forthcoming order, with few details, in a presentation to the National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) in Washington that was closed to press, according to a number of attendees. An executive order on 28 March, however, instructed the heads of all federal agencies to “review all existing regulations, orders, guidance documents, policies, and any other similar agency actions … that potentially burden the development or use of domestically produced energy resources, with particular attention to oil, natural gas, coal, and nuclear energy resources”. ...
America owes China $1tn. That’s a problem for Beijing, and Trump knows it image
....Xi will certainly be hoping Trump’s cordial welcome was for real, because China has much more to lose economically from a trade war than America does. This might sound counter-intuitive given that Beijing can deploy the economic nuclear option if Trump makes good on his campaign pledge to slap whopping tariffs on Chinese imports. ...
UK's Moorside nuclear project in turmoil as Toshiba's French partner backs out image
. Toshiba has been forced to buy out the French utility Engie from a project to build three nuclear reactors in Moorside, northwest England, further straining the Japanese company’s finances and adding to uncertainty over the project. ...
Toshiba forced to buy 40% of UK's NuGen image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 4th of April 2017 03:16:02 PM
. Toshiba has been forced to buy the 40% of the UK nuclear energy company NuGen that it does not already own. ...
First concrete poured at Hinkley C nuclear power plant image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 30th of March 2017 11:14:53 PM
. The first concrete has been poured in the construction of Britain's first new nuclear power plant in more than 20 years. ...
Toshiba shareholders angry as chip unit sale approved image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 30th of March 2017 07:41:02 AM
....Toshiba's management has come under fierce criticism from shareholders, despite investors approving plans to sell its valuable memory chip unit. The company needs money to plug a gaping hole at its US nuclear unit Westinghouse, which filed for bankruptcy protection on Wednesday. ...
Toshiba's Westinghouse files for US bankruptcy image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 29th of March 2017 07:15:32 AM
UK's borrowing binge is worrying the Bank of England image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 27th of March 2017 02:29:00 PM
.... It would take only a modest increase in interest rates to cause serious distress. The government has been left with copious amounts of egg on its face over the decommissioning of 12 Magnox nuclear reactors built in the 1960s. ...
Flawed nuclear tender sees £100m payout to firms image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 27th of March 2017 11:52:11 AM
. Two US firms which lost out on a decommissioning contract to clean up 12 nuclear sites in the UK will receive £97. ...
UK nuclear decommissioning debacle costs government nearly £100m image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 27th of March 2017 09:22:20 AM
....The government has been forced to pay nearly £100m in a settlement with two US companies for mishandling the way it awarded a £6. 1bn nuclear decommissioning contract. ...
FTSE 100 falls as pound jumps against dollar image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 27th of March 2017 08:11:23 AM
....Babcock International was one of the biggest fallers on the FTSE 100, down 4. 2%, after the company said it had agreed to terminate a contract to clean up 12 Magnox nuclear sites. ...
Brexit talks will fail without compromise: José Manuel Barroso image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 25th of March 2017 07:00:09 PM
....Michel Barnier, the EU’s chief negotiator, has placed the settlement of Britain’s £50bn in financial liabilities as the prerequisite for any progress. Last week the French former minister conjured up a vision of queues of Dover, nuclear fuel shortages and chaos for citizens as a consequence of Britain’s failure to live up to its responsibility. ...
Foreign companies flock to build nuclear plants in the UK image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 25th of March 2017 04:00:06 PM
.... The latest is South Korea. Its biggest power company is in talks to join the consortium backing a nuclear power station in Cumbria, in a sign of the continuing allure of Britain’s atomic ambitions to international companies. ...
UN asks UK to suspend work on Hinkley Point image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 20th of March 2017 10:00:22 AM
. A United Nations committee has asked the UK to suspend work on the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station in Somerset because of the government’s failure to consult with European countries over the project. ...
Brexit Britain is suddenly debating trade – but it's the wrong talking point | Larry Elliott image
.... It probably would be. Brexit happened because of concerns about immigration not because voters wanted the freedom to have dirtier beaches or less safe nuclear power stations. ...
Trump 'looks forward to visiting China' - Tillerson image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 19th of March 2017 05:03:09 AM
....Mr Tillerson said Mr Trump places a "very high value on the communications that have already occurred". There was no mention of contentious issues like North Korea's missile and nuclear programmes, or the status of Taiwan, which China claims as its own. ...
'Brothers bling': lawsuit puts Nick and Christian Candy in spotlight image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 18th of March 2017 09:00:35 AM
.... In a case that was eventually settled out of court, the blue chip investment firm 3i sued him for fraud, alleging he invented sales to inflate the size of the company. According to one source close to the parties, Holyoake was warned before facing the Candys in court: “This is going to end up with you guys throwing rocks at each other in a nuclear wasteland. ...
Osborne, an ‘editor of substance’. What substance, crystal meth? | Marina Hyde image
....As for Lebedev, no appointment by him could really be regarded as eyebrow-raising – particularly when you’re as Botoxed as the nine circles of his friendship inferno are. A starfucker of thermonuclear pretensions, Lebedev is marginally more likely to dip-dye his horse’s mane for a W magazine feature than he is to appoint it features editor. ...
Balfour Beatty returns to profit image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 16th of March 2017 08:18:30 AM
....As well as Crossrail, which will link west and east London, it is upgrading motorways and working on the Thames Tideway Tunnel. In the next few years it plans to be part of the country's three biggest infrastructure projects: High Speed 2 (HS2), the new nuclear power stations at Hinkley Point C and Wylfa, and the third runway at Heathrow airport. ...
UK climate targets 'will raise household energy bills by £100 in a decade' image
. The cost of supporting new windfarms and nuclear power stations to meet the UK’s carbon targets will add nearly £100 to the average household energy bill by the end of the next decade, according to a government adviser. ...
Trump budget to cut foreign aid to pay for defence boost image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 16th of March 2017 12:07:20 AM
....The White House wants a 30% cut from an energy department office that promotes energy efficiency and renewable energy. The energy department could see steep cuts for its 17 national laboratories, which conduct research into subjects including nuclear power and advanced materials for energy generation, storage and use. ...
E.On clears up the past with €16bn full-year loss image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 15th of March 2017 08:16:40 AM
....E. On also paid €2bn towards a domestic policy of phasing out nuclear energy. ...
Driverless cars 'could lead to complacency' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 15th of March 2017 12:00:42 AM
....Other possible uses of Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CAV). Aerial, marine, public transport, including metro and rail services, space, military, warehousing, ambulance services, inspection and monitoring of resources, working in dangerous and hazardous environments (such as nuclear facilities) and the delivery of humanitarian supplies. ...
UK government should help companies targeted by foreign bids, says Unilever image
....Greg Clark, the business secretary, said last month: “We have taken the opportunity to look at our arrangements to make sure they are kept up to date. We have said we would do that in the context of mergers, particularly if it relates to critical infrastructure, as outlined by the Hinkley Point C decision [to build a new nuclear power station with funding from China]. ...
Unilever chief calls for tougher takeover safeguards image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of March 2017 07:14:02 PM
.... . The government is examining adding "critical national infrastructure" such as nuclear power plants to the list. ...
Toshiba looking to sell Westinghouse nuclear business image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of March 2017 03:21:39 AM
. Toshiba president Satoshi Tsunakawa has said the company may sell its majority stake in US nuclear unit Westinghouse. ...
Toshiba: What has gone wrong? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of March 2017 12:14:42 AM
. Japan's Toshiba has a huge hole in its finances, caused largely by a massive writedown on nuclear assets in the US. ...
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UK households spent £180m on 'unnecessary' power capacity – report image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 13th of March 2017 06:01:24 AM
.... But Marshall found that the cost of building enough capacity for a 10% margin would reach £12. 4bn with nuclear power, and even cheaper gas power plants would hit £1. ...
Budget: Money for robots, cars and 5G image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of March 2017 02:04:53 PM
...."Robotics and AI is set to be a driving force in increasing productivity, but also in solving societal and environmental challenges," commented Dr Sabine Hauert from the University of Bristol. "It's opening new frontiers in off-shore and nuclear energy, space and deep mining. ...
UK nuclear power stations 'could be forced to close' after Brexit image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of February 2017 03:28:07 PM
....Nuclear power stations would be forced to shut down if a new measures are not in place when Britain quits a European atomic power treaty in 2019, an expert has warned. Rupert Cowen, a senior nuclear energy lawyer at Prospect Law, told MPs on Tuesday that leaving the Euratom treaty as the government has promised could see trade in nuclear fuel grind to a halt. ...
All it took was an anchor … how a storm took down half the UK's electricity link to France image
....Most of the time, electricity flows from France to the UK. But for the last three months of 2016, there was the novelty of the UK being a net exporter, as France experienced nuclear outages. ...
Windfarms aren’t the real reason energy bills are rising. Blame the free market image
.... We are, as one energy industry chief said recently, “overexposed to global markets over which we have no control”. Which leaves us with nuclear power and renewables as tools to insulate Britain from the whims of wholesale fossil fuel prices. ...
Government intervention has led to higher energy bills, claims Lords report image
.... The auctions would cap carbon emissions. At present the government only allows low-carbon power, such as windfarms and new nuclear power stations, to compete in auctions for such deals, known as contracts for difference. ...
Government meddling makes energy costlier, peers say image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 24th of February 2017 12:23:42 AM
....". The report is particularly scathing of the recent agreement between the government and EDF for a new nuclear plant at Hinkley Point in Somerset. ...
UK plans draft response to foreign takeovers after failed Unilever bid image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of February 2017 03:07:18 PM
....At the same time as giving the green light to Hinkley, the government announced a review of its approach to the ownership and control of “critical infrastructure”. “This will allow the UK government to introduce a consistent approach to considering the national security implications of all significant investments in critical infrastructure, including nuclear energy, in the future,” it said at the time. ...
EDF faces £1m a day bill to keep French nuclear reactor offline image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of February 2017 07:00:02 AM
....The prolonged closure of a major French atomic reactor after an explosion this month probably costs EDF at least £1m a day, according to experts. The nuclear plant operator, which will spend £18bn building the UK’s first new nuclear power station in a generation, shut unit 1 at its Flamanville plant after a fire broke out in the turbine hall. ...
Toshiba crisis: unions urge government to 'get a grip' on nuclear policy image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of February 2017 05:01:48 PM
. Unions are urging the government to take back control of its nuclear strategy after Toshiba’s deepening financial crisis cast fresh doubt about its involvement in the planned Moorside power station in Cumbria. ...
Toshiba fuels fear of crisis after delaying earnings report image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of February 2017 08:26:41 AM
. Toshiba has unexpectedly delayed the release of a key earnings report and details of its rumoured withdrawal from overseas nuclear projects – including one in the UK – amid reports that it could suffer net losses of 500 billion yen ($4. ...
Toshiba to confirm cessation of new nuclear projects outside Japan image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 13th of February 2017 11:43:15 PM
. Toshiba is expected to confirm that it is withdrawing from new nuclear projects outside Japan, dealing a blow to plans for a new power station in the UK. ...
UK offshore wind 'will lower energy bills' more than nuclear image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 12th of February 2017 01:30:13 PM
. Offshore windfarms could provide cheaper power than Britain’s new wave of nuclear power stations, a leading figure in the wind industry has claimed. ...
How Xi Jinping's global ambitions could thrive as Trump turns inward image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 10th of February 2017 12:25:10 PM
.... Shirk said one-party China – a country most still associate with little more than economic success and autocratic governance – saw a chance to rebrand itself as a benevolent great power acting in the common good. Bishop said Beijing’s joy at the turmoil of Trump’s transition would be tempered by fears that change was coming too fast, and that a White House packed with China hawks would usher in an era of chaos and conflict between the two nuclear powers. ...
'UK could be fastest-growing G7 economy if it gets trade deals right' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 7th of February 2017 06:30:07 AM
.... But it adds a note of caution that the forecasts are based on some basic assumptions. “We assume broadly growth-friendly (but not perfect) policies and no major civilisation-threatening global catastrophes (eg nuclear war, asteroid collisions) over the period to 2050,” the report said. ...
Blackouts? What blackouts? How National Grid keeps the lights on image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 6th of February 2017 01:12:31 PM
.... Last Friday £378m worth of contracts were awarded for the capacity market, most of which will be paid to old gas, coal and biomass power stations that will be ready to provide power at short notice if there is a surge in demand or dip in supply. But the sources of the UK’s power are changing fast, from a small number of fossil fuel and nuclear power plants to a greater reliance on renewable providers such as windfarms, backed up by gas power plants and undersea power lines connected to continental Europe and Ireland. ...
Blow to UK nuclear strategy as Toshiba considers pulling out of Cumbria plant image
. Plans for a new nuclear power station in Cumbria are likely to be scrapped after a key backer pulled out, creating a major hole in the government’s nuclear strategy. ...
Britain has grown rich by chasing the cash. Now it has lost the scent | Will Hutton image
.... For the British Eurosceptics, Europe has become so toxic nobody can think straight. Thus a footnote to the five-paragraph Brexit bill declares that Britain is to leave Euratom, the organisation set up in parallel with the EU to ensure safety standards in the European nuclear industry. ...
Energy sector faces struggle to find the female engineers of the future image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 28th of January 2017 04:00:04 PM
....”. EDF, which is building Britain’s first new nuclear power station in two decades, has been running a cinema ad campaign as part of its drive to encourage girls and young women to study disciplines that could lead to energy jobs. ...
Brexit will delay new British nuclear power stations, warn experts image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 27th of January 2017 11:12:51 AM
. Britain’s first nuclear power station in two decades will be delayed by a government decision to quit Europe’s atomic power treaty, experts have warned. ...
British Steel to reverse salary cut for workers agreed under Tata image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 25th of January 2017 06:41:37 PM
....But British Steel said the plant had returned to profit in the first nine months of its financial year, in an update that will raise hope that new life can be breathed into steelmaking in the UK. British Steel put the improvement down to cost cuts and “significant” contracts, including a £2m agreement to supply the steel for the new Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant in Somerset. ...
Theresa May's post-Brexit industrial strategy ducks tough decisions | Nils Pratley image
.... In other words, the subject is too tricky for this document. Some industrialists will find to much to cheer, notably the emphasis on reducing energy costs (though it remains a mystery how that squares with the grotesquely expensive Hinkley Point C nuclear power station). ...
MPs question post-Brexit viability of May's industrial strategy image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 23rd of January 2017 03:45:43 PM
....The industrial strategy, unveiled in Warrington, Cheshire, shows the prime minister is prepared to take a more interventionist approach in British industry than previous governments. The green paper states that five sectors will receive special government support because of their potential: life sciences, vehicles with low CO2 emissions such as electric cars, industrial digitalisation, the creative sector and the nuclear industry. ...
Theresa May’s industrial plan signals shift to more state intervention image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 23rd of January 2017 12:28:07 AM
....Theresa May is to signal an era of greater state intervention in the economy as she launches her industrial strategy with a promise of “sector deals”, a new system of technical education and better infrastructure. The prime minister will publish the strategy at a cabinet meeting in the north-west of England, naming five sectors that could receive special government support: life sciences, low-carbon-emission vehicles, industrial digitalisation, the creative sector and nuclear industry. ...
Hiring a carer for my mother was a huge learning curve, but help is available image
....After struggling with her balance for some time and suffering a series of falls, our mother, Jenny, was initially diagnosed with Parkinson’s around eight years ago in her mid-60s. As new symptoms presented themselves, the diagnosis was changed to progressive supranuclear palsy, which results in difficulty with balance, movement, vision, speech and swallowing. ...
If the City vs Brussels is like a game of Jenga, it’s possible both sides could lose image
.... The reality is that wind and solar are both tried and tested and cheaper today, but for ideological reasons the government has effectively halted their expansion. With those two sidelined, the last eight coal power stations closing by 2025, new nuclear at least a decade away and ambitious carbon targets looming, it’s hard to see what form of power generation fills the gap and ticks the boxes of security, affordability and decarbonisation. ...
Robotics, Trump and Brexit turn up the heat amid the snow of Davos image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 14th of January 2017 03:59:30 PM
....Former US vice-president Al Gore is attending, as is Christiana Figueres, who led the UN convention on climate change. They should find a receptive audience: environmental issues dominated the WEF’s annual survey of global risks for 2017 behind the threat of nuclear war. ...
Iran welcomes Airbus as first post-sanctions airliner image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 12th of January 2017 06:06:57 PM
.... . World powers agreed to lift sanctions against Iran in return for its curbing of nuclear activities. ...
Tidal lagoon: £1.3bn Swansea Bay project backed by review image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 12th of January 2017 11:30:17 AM
.... But the technology will come into its own - and could eventually meet 8% of the UK's energy needs - when the network of more cost-effective, larger lagoons come on stream over the next 10 years. It forecasts it will be less than the cost of electricity from the new Hinkley C nuclear power station - and lagoons will also last 120 years. ...
Swansea Bay tidal lagoon backed by government review image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 12th of January 2017 08:51:24 AM
....The price is expected to be similar to the £92. 50 per megawatt hour agreed for power from the Hinkley C nuclear power station but over a far longer period than the 35-year nuclear deal with EDF. ...

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