Daily Archives: October 11, 2010

Kiran Stacey

Can new nuclear energy be developed in the UK without government subsidies? This question has been rumbling on in the UK ever since the coalition government agreed to allow nuclear power stations to be replaced “provided that they receive no public subsidy”.

At first it was assumed this was a convenient way to shelve plans for new nuclear building, which the Lib Dems have long opposed. After all, how could companies embark on something as big and expensive as new nuclear building without government money?

FT Energy Source

- Shell offers spill system in Alaska – FT

- CNOOC buys into US shale sector – Argus

- Statoil in $1.3bn share deal with Talisman – FT

- Constellation pulls out of EDF project – FT

- Britain’s gas imports may hit 75% by 2015 – The Times (£)

- Companies warn on carbon fund cuts – FT

- Environment adviser warns against green energy cuts – The Guardian

- Global climate rally attracts thousands – NY Times Green blog

- Climate talks marred by bickering – Reuters

- GOP gives climate science a cold shoulder – National Journal

- ‘Ghost’ leads war of words in Nigeria – FT

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