Sunday, June 17, 2007

How the nuclear lobby stopped the development of wave power in Britain

This old Ecologist article was a hand out in my ocean science lectures at uni. I thought I'd posted them here before but I can't seem to find them so heeeeeeeeeeeere's Johnny!

As you can see, not much has changed in 30 years. The conventional lobbies- nuclear, oil and coal- are still doing everything they can to sabotage the growth of renewable technologies.


  1. Excellent post, it's a shame this isn't widely known.

  2. Thanks, its surely not an isolated case though. Every government that drifts through Westminster ends up doing the same thing because the nuclear and fossil fuel lobbies are so heavily entrenched in Whitehall. MPs find it almost impossible to fight against this inherent bias. michael Meacher tried when he was a DEFRA minister and was unceremoniously sacked for his efforts. The event is detailed in George Monbiot's "Captive State".

    Michael Rules.


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