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 good efficiency, unlike uranium and plutonium is not easily weaponized, and produces much less waste. …