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April 16 Energy News



¶ “The Nuclear Industry Is Heading Into a Financial Black Hole That Threatens Any Future Expansion” • Any lingering hope that a nuclear power renaissance would help combat climate change appears to have been dashed by the Westinghouse bankruptcy. “There is no one left to invest anymore because renewables are just cheaper.” [Truthdig]

Sunset at the Sellafield nuclear plant (Dom Crayford | Flickr)

¶ “Why scientists are fighting back. We’ve had enough of Trump’s war on facts” • Next Saturday, in Washington, DC, and in rallies around the world, scientists and their supporters will stage what is likely to be the largest gathering of its kind in history. The March for Science has mobilised scientists and their supporters as never before. [The Guardian]

¶ “The de-electrification of the US economy” • The initial drop in electricity use in 2008 and 2009 could be attributed partly to…

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