Category Archives: Nuclear

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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Pro Nuclear March

In my inbox this morning: June 2, 2016 — With 13 nuclear plants at risk of closing and taking the United States backwards on climate change, a coalition of environmental groups is announcing a historic pro-nuclear protest march from San Francisco … Continue reading

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Even Al Gore is on board with nuclear

Even Al Gore is on board. He seems aware that today’s nuclear power is not like yesterday’s. It has passive safety, like liquid nuclear fuels that expand when they overheat, moving fissionable molecules apart from each other. Liquid fuels that … Continue reading

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