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Australia and Czech Republic join the race to create nuclear energy from thorium
I’ve written quite a few times for the Guardian about liquid fluoride thorium energy: first we introduced it as part of the Manchester Report; then we noted when China got excited about the technology. Next we reported on the launch … Continue reading
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Has the UK reached “peak stuff”?
My feature on whether the UK has reached “peak stuff” published in/on the Guardian today. Here are the links: • Main feature: Has the UK reached peak stuff? • Stats and graphics: Peak stuff – the data • Response: Tim Jackson on the … Continue reading
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Bring your own wine (bottles)
My post on the Guardian today about a new scheme in my part of London which offers good wine very cheaply if you bring your own bottle. Does seem a bit wrong that it’s currently higher-up on the most read … Continue reading
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