The powerful few who benefit from the fossil fuel status quo are exerting their influence
Compensation offered to encourage local communities to allow test boreholes is described as ‘completely inadequate’
New search for communities willing to host underground site for thousands of years
A new-build programme would create an intolerable burden on communities into the far future, writes Andrew Blowers; while Rose Heaney wonders why our abundant renewable energy sources are being overlookedIn 1976, Lord Flowers...
Right geology and local consent are key in consultation due to be launched this week
Sue Roaf writes that evacuation plans for Hinkley Point would have to involve at least a million people; while Diarmuid Foley says that, in the modern world, the route to weapons-grade material is not taken through the civilian...
Building Britain’s first new nuclear reactor since 1995 will cost twice as much as the 2012 Olympics – and by the time it is finished, nuclear power could be a thing of the past...
UK government study finds electricity would be nearly one-third pricier than it would from plants such as Hinkley Point C
‘Extremely high’ levels of a radioactive isotope were discovered in parts of Russia in September. But where did it come from? And is it dangerous?
Greenpeace calls for investigation after levels of ruthenium-106 in atmosphere near Urals site found to be 986 times norm
Moscow says ‘extremely high’ levels of ruthenium-106 discovered as Greenpeace urges inquiry into possible cover-up
Contract to dispose of material from 12 sites went ‘wrong on a fundamental level’ and led to multimillion pound payouts
We should be worried about the flood-proofing of our nuclear power plants, says Sue Roaf, while David Bridgewater argues for nuclear fusion, rather than fission...
Brexit department warns EU counterparts it will ‘return waste to its country of origin’ if an agreement on nuclear cooperation cannot be reached
Fear of nuclear energy runs deep but it may be the most efficient and clean energy source we have, albeit with complications
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