POLITICAL leaders on Anglesey have drawn up plans to power Wales through the 21st century harnessing nuclear, wind, tidal and gas power. The aim is to create an “Energy Island” in a bid to regenerate the county and drive forward environmental targets for Wales. This week more than 400 acres of land around Wylfa nuclear power station went up for sale with hopes pinned on a Wylfa B being built as part of a new generation of reactors in the UK.
Daily Post 2nd Dec 2008 more >>
With nuclear power firmly back on the Government’s energy agenda, the number of students on MSc courses in the physics and technology of nuclear reactors is booming. This year the UK’s most longestablished programme an MSc in the physics and technology of nuclear reactors at Birmingham University has the highest number of students in the course’s 52-year history.
Times 3rd Dec 2008 more >>
An investigation by the US Congress into weapons of mass destruction published yesterday made a chilling prediction of terrorists mounting an attack using biological or nuclear weapons within the next five years.
Guardian 4th Dec 2008 more >>
Aberdeen Press and Journal 3rd Dec 2008 more >>
A study – commissioned by the Greens/EFA Group – has revealed some home truths behind the glossy image marketed by the French nuclear industry. Claims about nuclear energy’s credentials for climate protection and energy independence in particular are exposed as myths.
Greene European Free Alliance 2nd Dec 2008 more >>
Israel is drawing up plans to attack Iraq’s nuclear facillities and is prepared to launch a strike without backing from the US, it has been reported.
Times 4th Dec 2008 more >>