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Why a nuclear Australia will always be a pipe dream

Why a nuclear Australia will always be a pipe dream

Crikey readers on nuclear power generation and Australia's fraught China relationship.

The Chernobyl disaster is an exact mirror of modern ruin

The Chernobyl disaster is an exact mirror of modern ruin

HBO's hit mini-series Chernobyl is a register of the recent mass, unsettling realisation that humanity may simply lack the ability to put in place the overarching processes required to arrest the meltdown occurring at our core.

How could Australia develop nukes?

How could Australia develop nukes?

Author Hugh White and Chernobyl-mania have put nuclear weapons are back in the spotlight. Could nukes really be in our future?

Nuclear industry optimistic as mines shutter and costs blow out

Nuclear industry optimistic as mines shutter and costs blow out

All's well in nuclear power, the industry insists, as further delays and cost blowouts hit new reactors.

Nuclear power advocates are running out of fuel

Nuclear power advocates are running out of fuel

Advocates for nuclear energy will tell you that the greenies are holding back project viability, but say nothing about obsolete technology.

Turnbull lifts his game on gas — as a key reform era ends

Turnbull lifts his game on gas — as a key reform era ends

Malcolm Turnbull put some old skills to good use yesterday - but his Snowy Hydro proposal will never happen.

Manufacturing consent for SA’s nuclear program

Manufacturing consent for SA’s nuclear program

The SA government has turned to a "citizen's jury" to manufacture trust in its nuclear policy. But the process is far from independent, writes University of Adelaide politics lecturer Benito Cao.

A decade late, way over budget — yep, that’s nuclear power

A decade late, way over budget — yep, that’s nuclear power

A new nuclear power plant in the UK is already facing budget blowouts and massive delays -- before any work has even started on it, Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane write.

Should South Australia store nuclear waste?

Should South Australia store nuclear waste?

Is a nuclear waste dump in South Australia a good idea? Crikey intern Zara McDonald explains the debate.

Business bites: iron revives … nuclear dives … supermarkets barely survive …

Business bites: iron revives … nuclear dives … supermarkets barely survive …

Nuclear power is feeling the heat world wide. And other business tidbits of the day.