Brexiteers must not risk UK’s nuclear future by leaving Euratom

日期:2019-03-02 08:06:05 作者:沈烩 阅读:

Haydn Denman/Alamy Talk of the UK’s withdrawal from Euratom, Europe’s nuclear umbrella organisation, as an unavoidable cost of Brexit caused a stink in March, with warnings of big challenges if we left. Now, following the general election, there is a new push in parliament for a rethink on this critical issue. Why is Euratom so important? Nuclear research, regulation and trade is complex, expensive and relies on international partnerships. The European Atomic Energy Community, or Euratom, was formed in 1957 to lower barriers, promote non-military nuclear research and technology, establish common safety standards,