Tagged: United Kingdom

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Five reasons to oppose nuclear

One of the most read articles on this blog is ” 10 reasons to support nuclear power “, which I wrote in 2009 when the situation was very different. A lot happened since then that...

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Europe goes fast forward on climate

Over the past few weeks I collected a series of news on how the European Union is going fast forward on climate change. One can expect emissions will keep on decreasing in the near future,...

Flood costs and risks to soar in Europe 0

Flood costs and risks to soar in Europe

It seems the huge floods in the United Kingdom could become the new normal because of climate change. The frequency of such destructive events could almost double by mid century as a new study...

2013 was one of the warmest years since 1880 0

2013 was one of the warmest years since 1880

Both NASA and NOAA – US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration – have issued a joint presentation on how climate change made 2013 one of the warmest year ever recorded. It is worth showing to any climate change...

Global wind capacity grew by 12.5 % in 2013 1

Global wind capacity grew by 12.5 % in 2013

To Enerdata ” global wind capacity increased by 12.5% in 2013, reaching 318,137 MW. During the year, 35,467 MW were installed worldwide, which is almost 10 GW below capacity additions in 2012. “ ”...

United Kingdom to build two EPR nuclear reactors 0

United Kingdom to build two EPR nuclear reactors

Would you buy two examples of a very expensive and complex product that nobody has ever seen functioning ? The most likely answer is ” No “. Yet that’s exactly what the United Kingdom...