Ross Clark Ross Clark

The Hinkley Point disaster

Britain’s new nuclear power plant, if it happens, is guaranteed to produce some of the most expesnive energy in the world

How easy it would be to scorn the environmentalists who are up in arms about George Osborne’s new pet project, the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station. You can understand their anxiety: subsidies for green energy are being slashed, yet the Chancellor will do anything — and pay anything — to get this project up and running.

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