Thorium Energy Alliance completed their first conference. It was an important first step. Talk of another one in 6 months on Weinberg’s Birthday!
Nuclear-phobia, the Cult of the Evil Nuke. by Charles Barton Suppose it were possible to build safe reactors. Reactors that simply would not kill people whether they were operated in a correct or incorrect way. Reactors that would never cause people to get cancer or any other radiation-related illness. Suppose reactors could be built more cheaply than renewable generation facilities. Suppose that reactors could be designed that would leave no long-lasting toxic legacy, that would have to be minded for thousands or even millions of years. Would the critics of nuclear power be satisfied? Would the critics of nuclear power support the implementation of a safe, low cost nuclear technology, that would leave little or no nuclear waste? Is such a thing possible? Is it possible to do everything that the critics of nuclear power demand? My answer is, yes it is. Read More