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Toxic Time Capsule: Why nuclear energy is an intergenerational issue

This paper argues that cancelling Hinkley Point C, dubbed “the most expensive building on Earth”, could save Britain at least £30-£40 billion. Written by Andrew Simms, for IF, the paper compares the cost of nuclear to the likely costs of alternative energy supplies from onshore wind and solar, and questions whether current policy-makers have the right to pass such an unknown and escalating additional burden – and risk – on to younger and future generations.