Conservatives' 'nuclear fusion by 2040' pledge is wishful thinking

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Inside a fusion reactor tokamak / Credit: Efman/Shutterstock
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Inside a fusion reactor tokamak / Credit: Efman/Shutterstock

University of York's Thomas Nicholas warns the project touted by the Conservative's this week 'isn't a power station, it's an experiment'

The UK's governing Conservative Party has announced a new package of climate policies, including £220m for research into nuclear fusion reactors to provide clean energy "by 2040". Although additional funding...

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