Where should we put the new nuclear power station?

The Government has announced eleven places in England and Wales which will be the locations for new nuclear power stations. There will be a short public consultation period – only a month – after which they will no doubt move at full steam ahead to get the nuclear power stations up and running and producing electricity which can all consume on our necessities and pleasures, no doubt virtually as wastefully as we consume the power now.

I listened to David Bonsor on the Today Programme make a reasoned case for nuclear power, although I cannot say I agree with my old school chess opponent. Continue reading