19 May '17, 10am

Conservative election manifesto signals the end of new nuclear power - The Ecologist

Conservative election manifesto signals the end of new nuclear power - The Ecologist

After years of pro-nuclear bombast from the Conservative Party, its 2017 manifesto hasn't got a single word to say about nuclear power, write Oliver Tickell & Ian Fairlie. Instead it announces a renewed focus on cutting energy costs, and a big boost for increasingly low-cost wind power; while both Labour and Libdems offer only weak, highly qualified support for new nuclear build. And so the great British 'nuclear renaissance' reaches its timely end.

Full article: http://www.theecologist.org/News/news_analysis/2988965/co...

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