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Premature Kim

There was an old man from Pyongyang/ Who told the US to go hang/ But sources suggest/ That Kim’s missile test/ Went off with a premature bang./// https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/apr/16/north-korea-missile-launch-attempt-says-south-korea-kim-jong-un There was an old man from PyongyangWho told the US to go … Continue reading

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The China Syndrome

Theresa, at quite a late hour,/ Supported more nuclear power;/ Apparently minor/ Concerns about China/ Resolved by the Tory kowtower./// https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2016/sep/15/theresa-may-accused-backing-down-hinkley-point-c-deal Theresa, at quite a late hour,Supported more nuclear power;Apparently minorConcerns about ChinaResolved by the Tory kowtower.#Hinkley — Mick Twister … Continue reading

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Hinkley No Point

The UK is acting distinctly/ Equivocal vis-a-vis Hinkley/ The price paid for power/ Per megawatt hour/ May leave us in debt when we’re wrinkly./// https://www.theguardian.com/business/2016/jul/28/hinkley-point-c-to-go-ahead-after-edf-board-approves-project The UK is acting distinctlyEquivocal vis-a-vis HinkleyThe price paid for powerPer megawatt hourMay leave us … Continue reading

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Nuclear Reaction

The P5+1 and Iran/ Came up with a brilliant plan:/ Enrichment is stopped/ And sanctions get dropped/ (Though Bibi is not a big fan)./// The P5+1 and Iran Came up with a brilliant plan: Enrichment is stopped And sanctions get dropped (Though Bibi is … Continue reading

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Nukes of Hazard

Iran and the P5+1/ Came to a deal in Lausanne/ Cutting Iranian/ Processed uranium/ Down to a third of a tonne./// http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/03/world/middleeast/iran-nuclear-talks.html?_r=0 Iran and the P5+1 Came to a deal in Lausanne Cutting Iranian Processed uranium Down to a third of a tonne. #half-rhymes … Continue reading

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Nuclear Option

Investors from China & France/ Will build British nuclear plants./ Despite cushy terms/ No UK-based firms/ For some reason leapt at the chance. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-24604218 https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/392426861458128896

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Korea Break

There was a young fellow named Kim/ Who felt a bit out on a limb/ So he made a big bang/ At a site near Pyongyang/ And got the world looking at him. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-21429544 There once was a fellow named … Continue reading

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Nukes Just In

The IAEA says Iran/Has been working for years on a plan/To get stuff that’s fissile/Attached to a missile/But doesn’t yet think that it can. http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/un-report-cites-secret-nuclear-research-by-iran/2011/11/08/gIQAS3MS1M_story.html?wprss=

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Nuclear meltdown

The Cumbrian plant making Mox/Never quite got off the blocks/But now it’s gone under/It’s making me wonder/Just what’ll become of the stocks. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/energy/8680072/Failing-Sellafield-fuel-plant-shuts-after-losing-Japan-orders.html

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