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Archive for March, 2012

Nuclear Warming

March 7, 2012

The risk to the nuclear industry posed by flooding caused by global warming has entered the media in the UK, in the Guardian, it is reported that by 2080 12 of 19 reactors will be flooded. The cost of decommissioning far outweighs the benefits of nuclear over using nature to generate energy. The economic crisis that this will create appears to be beyond imagination.


The threat of Iran

March 2, 2012

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/03/world/middleeast/obama-says-military-option-on-iran-not-a-bluff.html?hp

Is Iran a threat to world peace?


Hijacking the NHS

The Tory government religiously believe that privatisation is the solution to the economic woes of the UK and although not given a clear electoral mandate, seem determined to plough ahead and apply their political philosophy to one of the few genuinely working state run health delivery systems, the NHS.