• Britain’s Nuclear Future In Limbo as Investors Walk Away

    • Date: 17/09/20
    • Bloomberg

    The cancellation of a British nuclear project heaped yet more pressure on the government to find a way to build the low-carbon power source that’s seen as a crucial part of the nation’s future energy mix. Hitachi Ltd.’s decision to pull the plug on its long planned Wylfa project leaves Electricite de France SA alone […]

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  • Hitachi Set to Exit UK Nuclear Power Project, Reports Say

    • Date: 15/09/20
    • Bloomberg

    Hitachi Ltd. is poised to withdraw from a proposed U.K. nuclear power plant, according to Japan’s Mainichi newspaper, the latest blow to the troubled project and the nation’s effort to replace its aging atomic fleet. Hitachi’s board will decide as soon as Wednesday to exit the Wylfa nuclear power project in Wales, Mainichi reported, citing an […]

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  • Australia: Labor Party Manifesto Drops Emissions Targets For 2030

    • Date: 15/09/20
    • The Australian

    Anthony Albanese has been given the green light to go to the next election without specific climate change targets for 2030, under an ALP draft policy platform that outlines plans to turn Australia into a “renewable energy superpower”. The party’s preliminary draft platform — obtained by The Australian — was backed by shadow cabinet this […]

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  • Petrol And Diesel Cars Could Be Made £1,500 More Expensive To Subsidise Electric Vehicles

    • Date: 14/09/20
    • Daily Mail

    A feasibility study commissioned by minsters on ways to accelerate the uptake of electric vehicles has suggested making new petrol and diesel cars £1,500 more expensive. The report, published by the Department for Transport this week, said the funds generated by the additional cost of motors with internal combustion engines could be used to subsidise […]

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  • Climate Campaigners Quit As Extinction Rebellion Starts To Split

    • Date: 12/09/20
    • The Times

    Allegations of bullying, racism and power-trips are hurting Extinction Rebellion’s credibility It was a disastrous interview that had viewers glued to their screens. The Extinction Rebellion spokeswoman Zion Lights was asked where the group had obtained figures which it claimed showed that climate change would kill “billions of people . . . in the next […]

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  • Two-Thirds Of Britons Say Tackling Covid-19 Is More Important Than Climate Change, New Poll Reveals

    • Date: 11/09/20
    • GWPF & Sky News

    A new YouGov poll carried out by Sky News reveals a growing trend among Britons since the start of the Covid-19 crisis to downgrade their concern about global warming. In May, the GWPF published a poll carried out by YouGov which showed a massive swing in public opinion since 12 March, when the public were first […]

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  • The Price Of Bias: BBC Licence Fee On The Way Out, Says Senior MP

    • Date: 10/09/20
    • The Times

    The licence fee is “morally on the way out” and the BBC should be required to make much of its money through optional subscriptions, the chairman of the culture select committee said. Julian Knight, the Conservative MP, said the corporation’s sprawling size had done lasting damage to the media industry, arguing that commercial publishers could […]

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  • California Wildfires: ‘Gender Reveal’ Party Blamed For Disaster

    • Date: 09/09/20
    • BBC News

    Officials have blamed a gender reveal party for one of several wildfires raging in the US state of California. A “smoke-generating pyrotechnic device” at the event sparked the El Dorado fire, which has now spread over 7,000 acres. It is one of more than two dozen blazes across the state. California is currently experiencing a […]

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