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Aussie Nuclear Industry: “renewables won’t get us across the line”

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The nuclear industry has announced plans to lobby the Australian government, to advocate nuclear power as an affordable, practical alternative to renewables. According to The Guardian; The Australian Nuclear Association (ANA) will accompany Danny Roderick, chief executive of the leading US nuclear technology firm Westinghouse, to talk to government ministers…

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Claim: New Chinese nuclear plants are unsafe

Chinese scientist He Zuoxiu has issued a public warning, about the safety of nuclear plants being constructed as part of China’s economic development programme. According to The Guardian; China’s plans for a rapid expansion of nuclear power plants are “insane” because the country is not investing enough in safety controls, a leading Chinese scientist has…

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A Universally Acceptable and Economical Energy Source?

Transatomic Power’s Molten Salt Nuclear Reactor | Kent Beuchert writes: Leslie Dewan and Mark Massie, as Doctoral candidates in the nuclear department at MIT, produced a modified design of a reactor technology that first appeared many decades ago : the molten salt reactor, originally designed, built and tested at Oak Ridge Tennessee during the 1950’s…

Don’t mention the Nuclear Option to Greens

Greens want every possible intervention except one which “solves” their useful crisis Guest essay by Eric Worrall ‘Drill Bit Dana’ has been at it again, trying to claim that we don’t “accept the science”, because we are ideologically opposed to their solution – massive government intervention. There is just one problem with this argument –…