UK energy needs "essential" new nuclear

Ramping up nuclear power in the UK is “essential” for keeping the lights on. This is according to new research from Oxford University’s Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment (SSEE), which claims a £100 billion, world-leading nuclear industry can be achieved. The SSEE says remodelling the UK’s energy infrastructure is “urgent”, with nuclear playing […]

Tequila- worming its way into biofuels

One of the biggest issues facing the production of low carbon biofuels are the effects production can have on the biodiversity on agriculture. That is set to change, as scientists in the UK have have identified a plant that will deliver a shot to the arm of the biofuel industry; the Agave plant, more commonly […]

Need for nuclear in UK has never been stronger says David King

Despite the events in Fukushima in Japan, the case for a new nuclear programme in the UK has never been stronger. And Britain could realise a £10bn economic opportunity through adopting a new approach to nuclear that would tackle concerns over security of supply, rising oil prices and safety issues. That’s the conclusion of a […]