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    http://uk.news.yahoo.com/davey-hails...1.html#ZRzaL9z

    New nuclear build confirmed in the UK, logically it's better for a nation's power needs to be supplied from a variety of sources.
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    That is true CB, but there is more to think of.
    Nuclear energy leaves the UK still tied to importing it's energy from abroad. The country with the largest resource of ore for conversion into fuel rods is Kazakstan, that well known stable, trouble free democracy.
    There are also considerations of the long term pollution, dangers, as well as repairs and maintenance.

    The British Isles has an abundant wealth of wind, wave and tidal renewable energy. Covering every existing south facing roof would beat the current demands for energy. Britain could be profiting from exporting energy to the rest of the EU.
    Maintenance on a wind or wave farm, or a tidal current array can be phased so that you never have more than 10% down at any one time. If you need to perform maintenance on a nuclear power station you lose 100% of generation.
    And whereas a nuclear meltdown or oil spill is a major environmental disaster, a wind spill will just ruffle your hair a bit and a solar spill is considered a good day.

    A still get head hunters trying to tempt me back into nuclear development, this year more so than others, but I wouldn't go back not even now. Not that any of this matters of course, the siberian permafrost is melting, that release of methane means the world will warm enough to melt Greenland's as well. Global warming is now a run-away affect. The human race has made itself extinct.
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    Sea level rising : 3 inches in 23 years... kind of fast but not catastrophic yet.

    http://www.popsci.com/nasa-sea-level...get-much-worse
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    12% in mid april. It seems Greenland is heading towards a hot summer and a record smashing melt season.

    http://www.theguardian.com/environme...climate-change
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    March 2016 : The hottest march recorded.

    "Compared with the 20th-century average, March was 1.07C hotter across the globe, according to the JMA figures, while February was 1.04C higher. The JMA measurements go back to 1891 and show that every one of the past 11 months has been the hottest ever recorded for that month."


    http://www.theguardian.com/environme...-global-record
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    Well I've been sweating today
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    April 2016 : The hottest march recorded.

    http://www.popsci.com/aprils-tempera...secutive-month

    Are you guys feeling the heat in Europe ?
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    I read the global average has been higher than normal over the last 6 months
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