Category Archives: Nuclear

More FUD about Chernobyl hitting your screens soon!

The Guardian and a new HBO miniseries on Chernobyl are both spreading FUD (Fear, Uncertainty, Doubt) about Chernobyl. While it was a terrible accident, and people died, we cannot let a ‘documentary’ with a scary soundtrack ramp up our emotions … Continue reading

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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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Uranium from seawater almost competitive with land-based mining!

Wow. Collecting uranium from the oceans is potentially happening 50,000 years before I thought it might! 😉 (Well, that was Barry Brook’s rough estimate of land based uranium and thorium.) As NBF reports:- On track to commercial extraction of uranium … Continue reading

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