Nuclear isn’t the only way to hit climate targets

The Government should not underestimate the “huge potential” of energy efficiency and renewable energy to meet climate targets especially in light of the uncertainty of new nuclear power. That’s what WWF believes in response to today’s Energy and Climate Change Committee’s report, which suggested new nuclear power stations are essential if the UK is to […]

Nuclear decision leaves UK ‘hostage’ to gas prices

Members of the energy industry have expressed concern over today’s news that the Horizon project for new nuclear has been binned. The UK is set to lose 12GW of its installed coal generating capacity in 2015 and a further 7GW of nuclear capacity by 2020 due to planned decommissioning. As a result, the Government is […]