I appeared on Newsnight last night, discussing energy security along with Peter Lilley MP and Joss Garman. Click here to view the programme (interviews begin at about six and a half minutes in).
I will be running a series of Briefings along with Tony Juniper, Jonathon Porritt and Charles Secrett, following our letter of 12th March to the Prime Minister warning him that his plans for another generation of nuclear reactors are ill-conceived and doomed to failure. To substantiate the broad arguments advanced […]
Published in The Guardian, 16th March 2012. Jonathon Porritt, Tony Juniper, Charles Secrett and I wrote a letter this week to David Cameron, highlighting the key economic and political issues with pursuing a pro-nuclear power policy. In response, George Monbiot and others wrote their own letter to the Prime Minister. […]
Enthusiasm has a way of blinding you to glaring inconsistencies in your arguments. David King is an enthusiast for nuclear power. As chief scientist he was an important influence in persuading the government to buy into the clever French plan to make British householders and businesses subsidise Areva and EDF, […]
This story was covered in the BBC News and The Guardian, and mentioned in The Telegraph. Download attachments here for the letter and the note. Environmentalists have studied the nuclear industry for over forty years. They have consistently concluded that it had little to offer a world meeting the twin challenges of […]