ABC AUSTRALIA: UK looks to build eight more nuclear power plants as part of plan to cut dependence on Russian energy

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Period8 Apr 2022

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  • TitleUK looks to build eight more nuclear power plants as part of plan to cut dependence on Russian energy
    Media name/outletABC News
    Country/TerritoryAustralia
    Date8/04/22
    Description"This takes the UK backwards not forwards," Matthew Paterson, an expert in the politics of climate change at the University of Manchester, said.

    "It is a knee-jerk response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine that goes back to old, tired solutions focused on expanding energy supply, and does so in ways that contradict the UK's climate strategy."
    URLhttps://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-04-08/uk-looks-to-nuclear-power-to-cut-russian-energy-dependence/100977952
    PersonsMatthew Paterson

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  • Energy

Keywords

  • nuclear energy
  • energy policy
  • net zero emissions