Energy-starved Africa looks to India for nuclear reactors

From live mint Updated: 18 Nov 2019, 12:55 AM IST Utpal Bhaskar climate change has affected Africa’s conventional hydropower generation capacity As demand load is low, India’s pressurized heavy water reactor of 220MW unit size fits the bill NEW DELHI : As part of India’s strategy to expand its footprint in Africa, the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government is…

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Electricity in the realm of the Lion King

Small Modular Reactors, especially Pebble Bed Modular Reactors, are Africa’s best future Dr. Kelvin Kemm Hydro power is a good way to generate electricity. In most political circles, it is considered environment-friendly because it does not produce carbon dioxide, and it is not complicated. Norway has extensive hydro and can claim to have very green…

Aussie Greens: Nuclear Power is a “Dangerous Distraction” from Real Climate Action

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t Dr. Willie Soon; Only solutions which don’t involve extractive industries or capitalism seem to interest Aussie greens. Environmental groups warn against push for nuclear power in Australia Paul Karp  @Paul_KarpMon 16 Sep 2019 04.00 AESTLast modified on Mon 16 Sep 2019 10.02 AEST Joint submission calls nuclear ‘a dangerous distraction’ from…

A radioactive sign hangs on barbed wire outside a café in Pripyat.

HBO’s falsified Chernobyl “documentary”

HBO’s falsified Chernobyl “documentary” Imagine HBO doing a similar profit-making film about the tragic Chilean rugby team Dr. Kelvin Kemm Late in 1972, Uruguayan Air Force flight 571 was taking a college rugby team and family members from Montevideo, Uruguay to Santiago, Chile. It carried five crew members and 40 passengers. As the aircraft crossed…

Democrats’ Curious Disdain for Nuclear Power

From The National Review By Robert Bryce May 30, 2019 4:21 PM Climate change is the No. 1 issue for Democrats, with a recent poll showing 82 percent of Democratic voters listed it as their top priority. To appeal to those voters, contenders for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination routinely call climate change an “existential…