Antinuclear

Australian news, and some related international items

‘Just not economically competitive’: Professor Ian Lowe used to support nuclear power – but he doesn’t any more

https://www.abc.net.au/perth/programs/mornings/prof-ian-lowe/101328218?fbclid=IwAR2PuJxX_SXrCKZWjSXETvZdGIgj6KRYv-VyjD8lN6u0wrB24-RvqkQJJ18

Opposition Leader Peter Dutton says he is “not afraid to have a discussion on nuclear” but could it really be a viable part of Australia’s energy mix into the future?

Environmental scientist and physicist Professor Ian Lowe AO has been in Perth to launch his new book on the nuclear industry called Long Half Life.

He’s told Nadia Mitsopoulos that 30 years ago, he was advocating to phase out coal and replace it with nuclear, but over the past 10 years, things have changed.

“Solar and wind are now not just a bit cheaper than nuclear, they’re about a quarter of the price. Nuclear power is just not economically competitive.”

August 21, 2022 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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