The Bishop of Carlisle has agreed to hold a ‘Nuclear Discussion Morning’ on Saturday February 6 at Carlisle Cathedral. It follows over 150 letters of concern at the newly enthroned Bishop’s pro-nuclear views. The letters were signed during a protest organised by Radiation Free Lakeland on the day of the Bishops enthronement.
Get Noticed Online 24th Jan 2010 more >>
Liam Fox MP was at Wraxall this weekend to be presented with a parish council report warning of the perils of overhead pylons.
Nailsea People 23rd Jan 2010 more >>
Greenpeace activists said Monday they were blocking a train transporting nuclear waste to the French port of Cherbourg from where it was to be shipped to Russia. Four activists who had chained themselves to the railway line near the harbour were removed early Monday morning by police but more activists were blocking the line at a different location, they said.
Yahoo 25th Jan 2010 more >>
India and South Korea will explore the possibilities of a civil nuclear pact and sign a clutch of accords in diverse areas, including IT and civilian space, when the leaders of the two countries meet in New Delhi for talks on Monday.
Asian Lite 24th Jan 2010 more >>
Economic growth is not compatible with climate change targets for rich countries, according to a new report out today. The New Economics Foundation warns that global economic expansion is not possible if the world is to restrict the temperature rise to 2 degrees – the EU’s agreed political objective. The NEF found that this would require unprecedented – and probably impossible – reductions in the carbon intensity of a growing economy. None of the models or variations it looked at could square the circle of global economic growth with climate safety.
Guardian 25th Jan 2010 more >>
A combination of cold weather, high gas and electricity prices and mounting pressure on disposable incomes could see a substantial rise in the number of families falling into debt with energy companies, consumer groups are warning. The alert follows a report by the energy industry regulator, Ofgem, last week, which showed large numbers of people getting behind on their gas and electricity bills.
Independent 25th Jan 2010 more >>
The cold winter weather this year will deliver a £100 million boost to the profits of Britain’s Big Six energy companies, according to forecasts by City analysts.
Times 25th Jan 2010 more >>