No Need For Nuclear Conference Videos Now Online


The NO NEED FOR NUCLEAR; THE RENWABLES ARE HERE  Conference took place at Conway Hall, Holborn, on June 17th 2017.

There were 16 speakers who covered a wide range of aspects of the nukiller power.

These talks are now available to view online.

They are as follows: –

Welcome speeches.

Dr Ian Fairlie, Dr Carl Clowes, Caroline Lucas, and Kate Hudson.

   Session One. What is wrong with nuclear power?

1. Dr Ian Fairlie: Radiation and radioactivity dangers.

2. Dr David Toke: Nuclear and renewables costs compared.

3. Prof Tim Mousseau: Continuing effects at Chernobyl and Fukushima.

4. Prof Andrew Blowers: The legacy of nuclear power.

   Followed by questions/answers.

   Session Two: The Politics of Nuclear Power.

5. Prof Steve Thomas: Why Hinkley Point C is unlikely to ever start.

6. Kelvin Hopkins MP: Can Labour change its policy on new nuclear build?

7. Dr Molly Scott Cato MEP: How would the Green Party do it differently?

8. Chris Baugh, PCS: Jobs: the Trade Union perspective.  

   Followed by questions/answers.

Session Three: UK Energy Demand, Energy Supply.

9. Andrew Warren: Energy Demand; do we really need new nuclear?

10. Dr Tom Burke: Recent changes in UK Energy Policy.

11. Antony Froggatt: Effects of proposed Brexit and Euratom exit on nuclear policies.

12. Dr Doug Parr: UK Energy and Industrial Strategies; Is nuclear an answer to climate change?

   Followed by questions/answers.

Session Four: The Renewables.

13. Prof David Elliot: Renewable energy options.

14. Prof Godfrey Boyle: Future renewable scenarios for the world, Europe and the UK.

15. Alasdair Cameron: Winning the renewables argument

16. Amelia Womack: Where we’ve done well.  

   Followed by questions/answers.


New campaign leaflets

C.C.C. has just produced two new campaigning leaflets.
One is about the relationship between Capenhurst and the proposed nearby fracking site at Upton.

The second leaflet is Chester Beware!.
Trains pulling containers of highly-radioactive used fuel rods (“Nuclear Trains”) regularly go through Chester on their way up to Cumbria.

These waste trains are operated by DRS [Direct Rail Services] which transports this highly radioactive waste through some of most highly populated area in the UK.