The local News and Star and other press have reported uncritically that ….“The Moorside Clean Energy Hub came out on top in the mini competition. Cumbria LEP will now work with Copeland Borough Council in a bid to bring the cutting edge technology to Copeland. If successful, a prototype of the fusion reactor, which Professor Stephen Hawking has called “the key to the future” could be housed at Moorside; along with the Small Modular Reactors that are already in the works. This is right at the cutting edge of green energy” said deputy chairman of Copeland Borough Council David Moore.” What NuSpeak is this! Nuclear is not clean and Fusion is Expensive as in off the richter scale ..it uses huge energy, needs tritium etc ..doesnt work (as in produce net energy) despite decades of funding and produces waste even tho they claim it doesnt. There was a telling article framed as a Brexit story in the Financial Times but the big reveal was that Fusion research reactors (RESEARCH reactors!) have produced enormous amounts of nuclear waste.
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