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Southern California Edison has finally admitted that their crippled rattletrap of a plutonium factory is no longer profitable enough, despite massive and continuing public subsidies, for them to ...
by Sandino
Comment Count 44 comments on Sat Jun 08, 2013 at 07:30 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
[Continuing coverage of the world's nuclear renaissance. Here, the French designed EPR is coming on line, apparently on time and at budget. Go figure? This will be 2 reactors each 1700 MWs of non-...
by davidwalters
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed May 22, 2013 at 09:45 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
[I had a small hand in this letter but it was drafted and finally put together by Ben Heard and Geoff Russell.--David Walters] Published at http://decarbonisesa.com/2013/05/16/green-nuclear-junk/ ...
by davidwalters
Comment Count 13 comments on Mon May 20, 2013 at 11:01 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
Comment: First, the pertinent data on Vietnam's energy development; Vietnam has considered establishing nuclear power generation since 1995, and firm proposals surfaced in 2006. Russia has ...
by davidwalters
Comment Count 19 comments on Thu May 09, 2013 at 09:41 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
As America runs low on oil, America will run low on food. As America runs very low on oil, America will have widespread famine.
by bigjacbigjacbigjac
Comment Count 6 comments on Sat May 04, 2013 at 12:39 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
[OK, not "32" but I lost count of how many of these I did so there!] A few news items, mostly garnered from World Nuclear News. Love 'em or hate 'em, they do report on new builds, advances and ...
by davidwalters
Comment Count 14 comments on Fri May 03, 2013 at 11:14 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Energy transitions Ontario's approach is in stark contrast to that taken in Germany, which has a commitment to end the use of nuclear power and rely instead on renewable sources. This has seen ...
by davidwalters
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Apr 30, 2013 at 09:46 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
China is to reprocess used reactor fuel at a plant supplied by Areva, according to a letter of intent signed in Beijing yesterday. The agreement sets out the technical specifications of the future ...
by davidwalters
Comment Count 11 comments on Fri Apr 26, 2013 at 10:06 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Florida Power & Light (FPL) is celebrating the completion of a major five-year upgrade program that has added over 500 MWe of capacity to four reactors at its Turkey Point and St Lucie sites. The ...
by davidwalters
Comment Count 42 comments on Mon Apr 22, 2013 at 09:02 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
The world's governments are failing on almost every level to clean up their energy systems and must intervene to support nuclear power, said the IEA, noting that only renewables and electric ...
by davidwalters
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Apr 18, 2013 at 09:42 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
From the World Nuclear News, reprinted here with permission: A formal agreement with the US Department of Energy (DoE) means that Babcock & Wilcox (B&W) mPower can access the first $79 million of ...
by davidwalters
Comment Count 11 comments on Tue Apr 16, 2013 at 09:23 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
Tom Farrell doesn’t get it. Dominion Power, the utility of which he is CEO, has been all about building natural gas plants for the past couple of years, as it rushes to take advantage of cheap ...
by Ivy Main
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Mar 11, 2013 at 02:39 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
I'm less than one fourth of the way into a book, The Long Emergency, by James Howard Kunstler. I've been reading these warnings for at least forty years, warnings about the dangers of ...
by bigjacbigjacbigjac
Comment Count 12 comments on Fri Feb 22, 2013 at 04:10 AM PST with 4 Recommends
by patg
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Jan 08, 2013 at 07:06 PM PST with 0 Recommends
[Rod Adams at atomicinsights.com recently published this piece that challenges the commonly held preception(s) about Fukushima. There are now 85 comments on his blog debating this all out. Go to ...
by davidwalters
Comment Count 71 comments on Tue Oct 16, 2012 at 08:56 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
Some people are complaining about the scant attention being paid to climate change in the current election. I'm not among them, and it's not because I am unconcerned with the outcome of the ...
by NNadir
Comment Count 30 comments on Sat Oct 13, 2012 at 09:33 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
Felonius Ax of the Billionaires here, reporting from Tampa: The torrential rain is starting to let up a little, thanks to Hurricane Isaac heading to where hurricanes belong – the Louisiana coast, ...
by taztunes
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Aug 28, 2012 at 10:03 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
I live in remote northern NM. In communities like mine, climate change means extreme weather events. We all watched the unfolding of Katrina, and now know that an extreme weather event can be ...
by TheFatLadySings
Comment Count 16 comments on Wed Aug 22, 2012 at 06:04 PM PDT with 52 Recommends
I'm republishing this diary because I think that if we're going to complain about the answers we get to questions , we should be complaining about the answers we get to questions posed to the ...
by hungrycoyote
Comment Count 18 comments on Sun Aug 19, 2012 at 11:13 AM PDT with 34 Recommends
It used to be that insects were thought to be mostly unaffected by radiation. Butterflies in Japan, however, are proving that theory incorrect, as the article here by BBC news tells: http://www.bbc.
by akmk
Comment Count 37 comments on Mon Aug 13, 2012 at 04:58 PM PDT with 15 Recommends