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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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*Robot* EV’s Are. Just. Happening!

A billion here, a billion there, and pretty soon you’re talking about real money! “The moves are part of a $4.5 billion investment in electrified vehicles by 2020, offering customers greater fuel efficiency, capability and power across Ford’s global vehicle … Continue reading

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Apart from France, the West is losing this race!

Things are hotting up! Global competition is threatening. “Despite the U.S. civil nuclear industry’s strengths,” the Commerce Department warned earlier this year, “U.S. companies continue to lose significant market share to an ever‐increasing number of foreign government‐owned or led competitors, … Continue reading

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Before the Flood: a must see climate documentary!

Before the Flood was free for a week, but is now on most pay TV platforms. This is a beautifully produced climate documentary, and clearly portrays some of the dangers of climate change that even An Inconvenient Truth missed. Have … Continue reading

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I’m furious with the world-wide grid!

This is madness! There are Chinese proposals before the World Economic forum that they want to build a world-wide super-grid costing $50 TRILLION dollars up to 2050. This is all in the VAIN hope that it will convert ‘unreliables’ (as … Continue reading

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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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