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The Great Debate©: ‘Safe’ Nuclear Power from Thorium?

by Ambrose Evans-Pritchard, telegraph.co.uk and Steven Hansen Thorium is touted by many as the future energy source for the world.  Thorium would be used in place of uranium and plutonium in nuclear reactors: it is abundant on Earth, it has … Continue reading

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From Coal to Nuclear – A Look at the Numbers

The economics of increasing nuclear power and reducing coal seem quite doable. Of course, added safety costs based on a post-mortem of Japan may occur. Continue reading

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