Category Archives: thorium power

Finding a common ground – a conversation with Dr. James Hansen on nuclear power

Dr. James Hansen’s reply to my question about Nuclear Power Guest essay by Eric Worrall A a few years ago, Anthony Watts posted a link “The Middle Ground where AGW skeptics and Proponents should meet up“. At AGU2013, Anthony asked … Continue reading

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Climate of Failure: how alternate energy dreams are pie in the sky solutions for emissions

Dr. Roger Pielke Jr. had a worthwhile guest essay in Foreign Policy titled: Climate of Failure published last year that Dr. Judith Curry has made a post about today that she calls a “good topic for Sunday discussion”. I agree. … Continue reading

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A Review of ‘Thorium: energy cheaper than coal’ by Robert Hargraves

Guest post by David Archibald Robert Hargraves lives in Hanover, New Hampshire. Mr Hargraves believes that “Global warming is harming us all.” Using the temperature – solar cycle length relationship from Friis-Christensen and Lassen theory, for cycles 24 and 25, … Continue reading

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Book Review of “Super Fuel”

Guest Post by David Archibald There is a rich tradition of rational weathermen taking an interest in the potential of thorium-based nuclear power. Witness this video made by John Coleman:

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The Ridiculousness Continues – Climate Complexity Compiled

By WUWT regular “Just The Facts” With the help of an array of WUWT reader comments on this thread and several others documented within, I’ve been compiling a summary of all potential climatic variables in order to build a conceptual … Continue reading

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Hey – how much Thorium you got under the hood?

Much like “flying cars”, atomic powered cars were a campy futuristic meme of the 50’s, for example, there was the Ford Nucleon concept: From Wikipedia: The Ford Nucleon was a scale model concept car developed by Ford Motor Company in … Continue reading

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Further on Thorium

While Matthew Nisbet opines on peak oil being a uniting cause, this short essay on thorium power is instructive and relevant. – Anthony Guest post by David Archibald Early in June, I gave a lecture entitled “The Four Horsemen of … Continue reading

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Quote of the week: the middle ground where AGW skeptics and proponents should meet up

This article was sent to me by Charles Hart, and I have to say, I really like this quote from Curt Stager in Fast Company. Between the extremes of Hansen’s pronouncements about coal death trains and people in Britain having … Continue reading

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