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China falls out of love with nuclear

26 March 2018

Slowing demand for electricity and competition from renewables have halted new reactor approvals, writes Feng Hao As countries around the world abandoned nuclear power, China had bucked the trend, embracing nuclear power as a reliable and cheap energy source that would help reduce air pollution [read more]

German Energy Policy Following the 2017 Election

26 September 2017

As the dust settles on the results of the German election, it is becoming obvious that the fall in votes for the two largest parties, including Angela Merkel’s CDU, will mean significant changes in German policies in a number of areas. There has also been speculation that the CDU will form a [read more]

Welcome to Ordos, China: The World’s Largest “Ghost City”

13 February 2014

Darmon Richter Thursday 13 February 2014 Architecture, China, Ghost Town, Travel Built for over a million people, the city of Ordos was designed to be the crowning glory of Inner Mongolia. Doomed to incompletion however, this futuristic metropolis now rises empty out of the deserts of northern [read more]