By Aada Orava, GLOBUS Correspondent The question of whether or not to use nuclear power as part of the energy production sector is hardly a new one. Ever since the energy crisis of the 1970s, there has been an expansion in both the use of nuclear power, and a growth of anti-nuclear movements. However, with... Continue Reading →
Rewriting The Radioactive Record
By Emily Harros, GLOBUS Correspondent Amongst calls for decarbonization and a world-wide energy transition, HBO’s ‘Chernobyl’ is one of the highest rated series on IMDb. But is our fascination with the gritty and dark realities of this nuclear disaster obscuring our understanding of nuclear power – both its realities and its future potential? This author... Continue Reading →
Can the Bailiwick of Guernsey transition to a renewable, decentralised energy system?
In the sixth piece of our Energy Trilemma series, Fred Betley examines Guernsey's potential for a decentralised and sustainable energy future.
TEDxWarwick: A Warm Light for All Mankind
On Saturday 3rd March, TEDxWarwick held their tenth annual conference: this year, themed ‘Dare to Defy’. GLOBUS’ correspondents were invited to cover the event. This piece will comprise the first in a series commenting on the various presentations made by the conference’s prestigious speakers. We begin by considering the case for nuclear fusion as presented by... Continue Reading →