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JONAH GOLDBERG: To fight climate change seriously, nuclear power must be on the table

Las Vegas Review-Journal 27 Oct 2021
And in this case, the best weapon in our arsenal is nuclear power. As former NASA climatologist James Hansen and his colleagues have argued, there’s “no credible path to climate stabilization that does not include a substantial role for nuclear power.”.
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China ‘squeezed out’ of Sizewell C in plan to fund nuclear power

The Times/The Sunday Times 26 Oct 2021
Ministers insist that the new funding model will make nuclear power stations easier to finance and cheaper in the long term.
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Kwarteng reveals new ways of funding to attract investment for nuclear plants

Belfast Telegraph 26 Oct 2021
It is designed to encourage investment to replace the fast-aging stock of nuclear power plants, which currently supply 16% of Britain’s electricity ... “We urgently need a new approach to attract British funds and other private investors to back new, large-scale, nuclear power stations in the UK.”.
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New Nuclear Funding Model Frees UK to Squeeze out Chinese Investment

The Epoch Times 26 Oct 2021
The UK government is making it easier to invest in nuclear power stations, lowering the table stakes with a new financing model which they hope will attract local private investors in place of ...
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New funding plan paves way for Sizewell C nuclear plant

BBC News 26 Oct 2021
Funding rules paving the way for a new major nuclear power station will be announced in Parliament later on Tuesday ... The proposals include electricity customers paying for part of nuclear schemes' costs upfront through bills ... which have plagued previous nuclear developments.
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NATIONAL VIEW: The West’s energy masochism

Odessa American 26 Oct 2021
Russia supplies about half of the Continent’s natural gas, which heats homes and powers industry ... Germany also hurt itself when Chancellor Angela Merkel chose to eliminate nuclear power in an overreaction to the 2011 Fukushima accident. Germany will phase out its final nuclear station next year.
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Editorial: European climate policies aiding Putin

Daily Advance 26 Oct 2021
Russia supplies about half of the Continent’s natural gas, which heats homes and powers industry ... Germany also hurt itself when Chancellor Angela Merkel chose to eliminate nuclear power in an overreaction to the 2011 Fukushima accident. Germany will phase out its final nuclear station next year.
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The CIA Lost Nine Cores of Plutonium in the Himalayas

War History Online 26 Oct 2021
The cores were originally used as power sources for nuclear monitoring stations ... With China now a nuclear power and experimenting with missiles, the US was desperate to find out what they were dealing with ... The two countries would spy on Chinese nuclear weapons tests with devices powered by plutonium cores.
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Learning about advanced atomic

Splash24/7 26 Oct 2021
Mikal Bøe, CEO of CORE-POWER, douses many concerns people might have about nuclear power at sea ... All the world’s 1,650 capes would produce enough waste over 25 years to fit into a single 40-foot container or alternatively, we could use nuclear waste from conventional nuclear power stations as a fuel.
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Seabrook plant dispute over NECEC power line could hinder clean-energy effort, Massachusetts says

Union Leader 26 Oct 2021
An ongoing, high-stakes dispute between the owner of the Seabrook Station nuclear power plant in New Hampshire and the New England Clean Power Connect's parent company threatens to delay the $1 billion transmission line past a planned 2023 in-service date and hamstring similar ...
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Another $23M flows into record-setting CMP corridor race in month before election

Bangor Daily News 26 Oct 2021
... Maine Power Co ... NextEra Energy, which operates the oil-powered Wyman Station in Yarmouth along with the nuclear-powered Seabrook Station in New Hampshire, gave another $6.5 million during the first three weeks of October to Mainers for Local Power, the largest anti-corridor group.
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Action plan set to realize climate goal

China Daily 26 Oct 2021
China will strictly restrict cross-regional transportation of coal-fired power, it said ... Aside from stepped-up measures to promote the development of solar and wind energy, the document calls for promoting the development of hydropower where conditions permit and developing nuclear power in an "active" but "safe and orderly" manner.
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Forcing Africa down one route will hinder fight against poverty - Uganda prez

Ghana Web 26 Oct 2021
There is also the conversion of current, coal-fired power stations to biomass – and even a potential future that includes carbon capture ... Today only South Africa operates an atomic power station, but Algeria, Ghana, and Nigeria operate research reactors with the intent of building full-scale nuclear facilities in the years ahead.
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New finance model to cut cost of new nuclear power stations (UK Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy)

Public Technologies 26 Oct 2021
Under the new RAB model, consumers will contribute to the cost of new nuclear power projects during the construction phase - but overall consumers are expected to save more than £30 billion over the project's lifetime on each new large-scale nuclear power station compared with existing funding mechanisms.
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Feature: China's architectural beauty, strength wow HK college students

People Daily 26 Oct 2021
Among the top 10 skyscrapers in the world, China houses seven of them, Xiao said, adding that the country has also made world-renowned achievements in airports, high-speed railway stations, large bridges, tunnels and nuclear power plants, among others.
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