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Fusion? Have UK Conservatives lost touch with renewables?

The UK Conservative party seems to be heralding plasma furnaces and atomic fusion power, the reaction that power our sun, as the answer to renewables, but leaders may have got a little confused here over timeframe and messaging. The UK political parties are fighting it out for the hearts and minds of the electorate in the run up to what everyone thinks is a Brexit election. The labour party has called for a zero emissions policy to be brought forward to 2030, so the Conservatives need to tell everyone they are thinking about almost entirely free power that fusion represents. The trouble is that effective fusion, by everyone’s first guess, even the Chinese authorities who are throwing a lot more…

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