“Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) officials confirmed that they were ending the right of politicians to veto a nuclear waste dump in their area. … There would have to be a ‘positive test of community support’ before any repository could be built.” (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-28463042)
But not a test of community-elected representative support.
“Melting sea ice has also opened up new shipping routes. Russia is now advertising the Northern Sea Route, which cuts the journey time from China to Europe by up to two weeks. … ‘Though you will need to pay for a nuclear-powered icebreaker.'” (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-23794232)