Nuclear essential to meet demand and reduce emissions, says study

Nuclear power in the UK will be integral to meeting both future demand and carbon reduction targets, according to a study from a UK research group. The survey by three UK universities also identified nuclear as one of the safest sources of electricity, even when the radiological consequences of a large accident were taken into […]

Manchester leads £2.7m jet engine emissions research

Manchester University is leading a £2.7 million research project to help reduce jet engine emissions. The four-year study, which is backed by firms including maker of jet engines Rolls-Royce, will focus on carbon dioxide emissions in aeroplanes’ “exhaust plumes” and how they can be lowered. Professor Hugh McCann, who is leading the FLITES (Fibre-Laser Imaging […]