Daily News Roundup, 23 November 2020
Despite the UK Government this week announcing “greater protections for England’s iconic landscapes”, concerns are increasing over plans for a new twin nuclear reactor at Sizewell, on the Suffolk coast, with The Wildlife Trusts expressing deep worry. The Sizewell C project would cut through the Suffolk Coast and Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and its associated important wildlife designations. Suffolk Wildlife Trust believes that the proposed development in such a wildlife-rich, fragile location would be catastrophic for UK nature … read more »
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‘The Scottish Parliament should commit to a target of sourcing 100 per cent of all energy used in Scotland (not just electricity) from renewable energy by 2045 or earlier to … read more »
Future of new nuclear power in the UK
I’m writing to you in connection with the Government’s discussions on the financing of new nuclear power stations. We understand that you are meeting EDF’s CEO Jean-Bernard Lévy on 30th September. It is reported that EDF are ‘demanding clarity’ on how financing is to take place for the proposed Sizewell C plant. It is absolutely critical that the Government is not bounced into taking a hasty decision, particularly given … read more »