White nuclear elephants move onto the endangered list

Nuclear power is now recognised as not economically viable. This confirms that renewable energy really does deserve its place in the sun, argues Bruce Davis, the managing director of Abundance Investment
For once the experts are aligned with the people. As the government’s own surveys show, support for the growth of renewables as a source of energy for the UK is at an all time high.
The UK has long been a welcoming habitat for a number of white elephants. Normally, these rare and massive beasts roam freely, grazing on political expediency. However, now and again their existence is threatened by outbreaks of political honesty and economic necessity.

This week saw calls for the humane culling of one species of white elephant in particular, namely our political obsession with nuclear energy.

via The Ecologist White nuclear elephants move onto the endangered list