Category Archives: Nuclear

The best of both worlds? Nuclear & solar friends?

What impact will Electric Vehicles have on this debate? I see automated EVs as being a huge new electricity consumer that could work for either a half renewable half nuclear grid, *or* an all nuclear grid. Let’s explore the 100% … Continue reading

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“Dark Tourist” highly inaccurate on Fukushima

‘Dark Tourist’ is a Netflix series that films tourists going through some of the more troubled places on the planet. It might be interesting for scenic shots, but seems to have very low levels of scientific input.  In other words, … Continue reading

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Germany could have been 100% fossil free by now

Anti nuclear-FUD is so dangerous and frustrating! Just check the numbers below. Over to Shellenberger writing on Forbes Had They Bet On Nuclear, Not Renewables, Germany & California Would Already Have 100% Clean Power Michael’s latest column for Forbes — … Continue reading

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Amory Lovins should answer this…

Environmental Progress explains:- Climate and environmental scientists organized by Environmental Progress urged New Jersey’s Governor Philip Murphy to pass the legislation, and I testified in support of the legislation last December. But the legislation’s passage came at a hefty price: 18 to 28 times more … Continue reading

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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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