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Even nuclear supporters say that the UK govt should kill the Hinkley C Project

Even Nuclear Supporters Think Hinkley C Needs To Be Canceled, Clean Technica September 27th, 2015 by  

Even many of the supporters of nuclear energy in the “environmentalist” camp — such as George Monbiot, Mark Lynas, and Chris Goodall — are now advocating for the cancellation of the Hinkley C project in the UK, as evidenced by an article recently published by the three mentioned above.

When even supporters of the broader cause begin to question a specific project, it’s probably worth taking note. Is the Hinkley C project really such a boondoggle that even support from otherwise erstwhile supporters is nearing its end?

In the recent article from the above authors, the argument is made that the project possesses “all the distinguishing features of a white elephant: (it’s) overpriced, overcomplicated and overdue” — and also that the most recent delay should be used to sound the death knell for the project.

The exact words used in the article are pretty blunt: “The government should kill the project.”

The authors’ article in the Guardian provides more:……….http://cleantechnica.com/2015/09/27/even-nuclear-supporters-think-hinkley-c-needs-canceled/

September 28, 2015 - Posted by | general

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