Tag Archives: Nuclear power

Chernobyl nuclear disaster: Ukraine marks 30 th anniversary

Series of episodes held to commemorate the tragedy, which remains the worst nuclear accident in history Ukraine is recognizing the 30 th commemoration of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, which permanently poisoned swathes of east Europe and highlighted the disadvantage of the secretive Soviet system. In the early hours of April 26, 1986, a botched experiment … Read More

Hinkley Point: the’ horrendous deal’ behind the world’s most expensive power plant

The long speak: Structure Britains first new fast breeder reactor since 1995 will cost twice as much as the 2012 Olympics and by the time it is finished, nuclear power could be a stuff of the past. How could the government ten-strike such a bad deal? Hinkley Point, on the Somerset coast, is the biggest … Read More