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HMG has found a backhanded way to subsidise nuclear power

 
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Aurora



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PostPosted: Tue May 25, 2010 4:19 am    Post subject: HMG has found a backhanded way to subsidise nuclear power Reply with quote

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The Ecologist - 24/05/10

21st century nuclear power needs a 21st century subsidy... no blank cheques this time - just an apparently green tweak to the emissions trading system, and voila!

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PostPosted: Tue May 25, 2010 8:51 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Daft article from The Ecologist, yet again. For all of nuclear's negative aspects and there are lots, CO2 isn't one of them though. Nuclear is a relative low carbon source of energy, no higher than gas even when exclusively low grade ores are used which isn't the case today.
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