• From The BBC:

    The UK must invest more in nuclear and clean coal energy and put less emphasis on wind power if it wants a secure low-carbon future, business leaders say.The CBI says government energy policy is “disjointed” and it is urging a “more balanced” energy mix. The current approach means the UK might miss climate change targets, it added. The government said putting in place a balanced mix of renewables, new nuclear and cleaner fossil fuels was at the heart of its energy policy. It is due to set out its Energy White Paper on Wednesday. But the CBI is calling for more action in its report “Decision Time”. “The government’s disjointed approach is deterring the private sector investment needed to get our energy system up to scratch, bolster security and cut emissions,” said CBI deputy director general John Cridland. “While we have generous subsidies for wind power, we urgently need the national planning statements needed to build new nuclear plants. “If we carry on like this we will end up putti…

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