Nuclear power

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If we want to fight the climate crisis, we must embrace nuclear power | Bhaskar Sunkara
A powerful form of clean energy already exists – and it is far more reliable than wind and solar

Bhaskar Sunkara

21, Jun, 2021 @10:18 AM

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French nuclear firm trying to fix ‘performance issue’ at China plant
EDF subsidiary reportedly warned of ‘imminent radiological threat’ at Taishan nuclear power plant

Vincent Ni China affairs correspondent

14, Jun, 2021 @11:24 AM

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Building Britain’s Biggest Nuclear Power Station review – so boring it’s a masterpiece!
There’s a scene more dull than watching paint dry ... and yet somehow, this BBC documentary on a new nuclear reactor is a staggering, bravura-filled feat

Stuart Jeffries

02, Jun, 2021 @9:00 PM

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Tonight’s TV: Britain’s first nuclear reactor in 20 years
Behind the scenes at the construction of Hinkley Point C. Plus, The Great British Sewing Bee reaches the quarter-finals. Here’s what to watch this evening

Ammar Kalia, Hannah Verdier, Ali Catterall, Phil Harrison and Paul Howlett

02, Jun, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Weatherwatch: does nuclear power really keep the lights on?
With nuclear fading away, Britain must learn how to carefully manage renewable energy

Paul Brown

15, May, 2021 @5:00 AM

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End of an era: closure of nuclear plant is pointer for New York’s energy future
The power station on the banks of the Hudson has no place in the state’s plans switch to renewables but critics say in the short term it means lost jobs and increased emissions

Edward Helmore in Buchanan, New York

01, May, 2021 @3:02 PM

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Sizewell C nuclear plant could kill 500m fish, campaigners say
Environmental groups claim planned Suffolk power station will devastate marine life and key bird habitat

Karen McVeigh

28, Apr, 2021 @12:15 PM

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Green – or envious? The winners and losers in Britain’s climate change plan
The tougher target for carbon reduction could dramatically reshape the fortunes of several industries – for better or worse

Jillian Ambrose

24, Apr, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Japanese regulator bans restart at nuclear plant over safety breaches
Fukushima plant operator Tepco suffers blow to plans to resume at its only operable atomic facility

Justin McCurry in Tokyo

14, Apr, 2021 @7:42 AM

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Everything you need to know about the plan to release treated Fukushima water
Japan has announced it will dump 1m tonnes of contaminated water into the ocean, sparking controversy

Agence France-Presse

13, Apr, 2021 @3:56 AM

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Israel appears to confirm it carried out cyberattack on Iran nuclear facility
Shutdown happened hours after Natanz reactor’s new centrifuges were started

Martin Chulov Middle East correspondent

11, Apr, 2021 @5:24 PM

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Great Britain’s electricity system has greenest day ever over Easter
Sun and wind generated 60% of all electricity on Monday, data shows

Jillian Ambrose Energy correspondent

06, Apr, 2021 @4:41 PM

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