Category Archives: Nuclear

Vox news 8 minute summary of new nukes!

I love this piece: reactors that *eat* nuclear waste, and where the law of gravity kicks in to shut down a reactor in a power failure.

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This is my kind of solar!

Hi all, I normally diagnose a fast build out of nuclear power, eventually scaling this up to GenIV breeder reactors like the Integral Fast Reactor or eventually the ultimate waste-eating reactor, the Molten Salt Reactor. (The IFR is a GREAT and … Continue reading

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Blargh! Nuclear industry in trouble

Straight from my email inbox comes this latest news from Michael Shellenberger of Environmental Progress:- “BRACE FOR IMPACT.” The looming insolvency of Toshiba has set off a chain reaction of events that threatens the existence of nuclear power in the … Continue reading

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Coal far more radioactive than nuclear!

Next Big Future reports:- Public exposure to radiation resulting from the generation of electricity by nuclear power plants is just a fraction of that from coal-powered plants, according to a report from the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects … Continue reading

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Circular logic of doomers

“Secondly, you’d have to pump all that water into the conversion machine using some form of energy, and if the ship uses fuel to make the electricity to do the conversion job, then the whole process would be pointless. So … Continue reading

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Movie 2017!

YEEEES!

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Great video on MSR!

Moltex are saying they can produce a Molten Salt Reactor (that eats nuclear waste) NOW, cheaper than fossil fuels. EXCELLENT 6 minute summary of the difference between traditional high-pressure water reactors and low pressure, chemically stable salt reactors.

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