In his Telegraph op-ed, Dr Tim Stone, makes the case for atomic power as a key component to restore our energy system to peak fitness
During the Second World War, even though London was repeatedly and badly bombed, the electricity supply did not give out. We had designed our system to be resilient, so the many stations around the capital kept feeding power to its citizens, even at the height of the Blitz.
It is therefore appalling that today, after 75 years of economic growth and technological progress, we are even contemplating blackouts and demand curtailments. These decades of failure in energy policy should drive our motivation to demand a new system that reclaims our power security from the ground up…
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