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Jonathon Porrit lays into George Monbiot re nukes
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 03, 2011 9:01 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

kenneal wrote:
I don't think it's possible to build out enough renewables to carry on with BAU, neither will we be able to build enough conventional. We will have to power down considerably for either to be affordable.


It's perfectly possible if (a) you don't close the existing coal stations for a few more years (b) extend the life of the closing nukes and (c) build gas stations which have very short lead times.
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 09, 2011 12:48 am    Post subject: Monbiot strikes back Reply with quote

Monbiot responds:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/georgemonbiot/2011/aug/08/greens-renewables-climate-change

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