In just the first few months of 2021, the UK has slashed its overseas aid budget, made clear its intent to pursue trade deals at all costs – including turning a blind eye to human rights atrocities and genocide – and announced an increase in funding to the UK’s weapons of mass destruction by 40%, signalling the start of a new arms race and ripping up 30 years of commitment to gradual disarmament.
Defence review appears to breach Article 6 of nuclear non-proliferation treaty.
Iter is a collaboration between China, the EU, India, Japan, South Korea, Russia and the US - all of whom are sharing in the costs of construction.
Prime minister expected to press EU leaders to dedicate attention to faltering negotiations.
Scientists deride Johnson’s claim UK on ‘verge’ of creating commercial nuclear fusion reactors 02/10/2019
‘Allure of fusion makes it a good distraction from the failures of current government’s science and climate policy’
Nuclear fusion lab praised by Boris Johnson in Tory conference speech is funded mostly by EU 02/10/2019
Oxfordshire reactor has been described as ‘shining example of scientific cooperation between EU members’.
Importing fresh food through the port of Dover would only be the Government’s third highest priority in the event of a no-deal Brexit later this year, it has emerged.
As the possibility of a no-deal Brexit scenario increases, and the government publishes its “no-deal preparedness” notices, it is worth taking stock of the sheer variety of problems that would arise with a no-deal Brexit – and the devastating consequences that would arise from such a legal limbo. Here’s what we know so far.
Move by Japanese firm would be blow to UK plans to replace coal plants and ageing reactors. / The Japanese conglomerate Hitachi looks certain to cancel its plans for a £16bn nuclear power station in Wales, leaving Britain’s ambitions for a nuclear renaissance in tatters.
Does it matter if the UK leaves Euratom? 12/07/2017
On 29 March Theresa May sent a six-page letter notifying the EU of the UK's intention to leave. The Article 50 letter contained a clause little discussed at the time - notifying the EU of the UK's withdrawal from the European Atomic Energy Community, also known as Euratom.
Radioactive waste to pile up at hospitals, universities and factories due to supply fears 07/04/2019
Ministers told to own up about any risks to health and security, after limits are quietly relaxed. / Radioactive waste will be piled up above normal safety limits at hospitals, universities and factories because of fears that Brexit will disrupt supply chains.
Brexit secretary confirms only 43 of 161 agreements seen as essential have been rolled over.
If approved, divorce agreement will see the United Kingdom leave the European nuclear-regulation body — but many uncertainties remain for research.
Losing energy links to Europe after no-deal will cost UK more than £2bn every year, experts warn 18/01/2019
After string of nuclear power failures, leaving EU could compromise nation’s ability to share clean electricity with European nations.