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Monday
Nov162009

12 reasons why the U.K. government should rethink nuclear expansion plans

The U.K. government has confirmed its intentions to build 15 new reactors at 10 sites, just as Électricité de France announced that it expects the British to subsidize its new construction across the U.K. Jeremy Leggett, writing in The Guardian, offers 12 compelling arguments against importing French nuclear technology and expanding nuclear power in Britain. (Social entrepreneur Jeremy Leggett is founder and Chairman of Solarcentury, the UK's largest solar solutions company, and SolarAid, a charity set up with Solarcentury profits. He is author of The Carbon War and Half Gone.)