Is #nuclear too costly to use to save us from #GlobalWarming, when it's cheaper to save energy? @v…

Is #nuclear too costly to use to save us from #GlobalWarming, when it's cheaper to save energy? @v…

Everyone acknowledges the very high capital costs of nuclear power and nobody yet knows for sure what decommissioning costs will finally be because we have insufficient experience of it. Nuclear is a very large drain on both public and private resources that we should be directing into options consistent with sustainability such as energy efficiency and renewable energy generation. However, EU Competition Commissioner Joaquín Almunia supports approving of public funding for building Hinkley C. The imminent decision is taken not by one but by a college of all the EU Commissioners but Almunia’s view obviously carries weight.

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