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Why Climate Change Is Forcing Some Environmentalists to Back Nuclear Power
Science & Tech  (tags: Climate Change, Emissions, Nuclear Energy, Greens, Environmentalists, Clean Energy, Emissions Reductions )

Brian
- 68 days ago - washingtonpost.com
"A new letter, signed by 71 ecologists and conservation researchers (at last count), argues that greens must rethink their nuclear power resistance"
A Head of Steam: Geothermal Power Sheds Its Hot-Spring Roots
Science & Tech  (tags: Energy, Geothermal Energy, Low Emissions, Clean Energy )

Brian
- 124 days ago - economist.com
"GEOTHERMAL energy, long a poor relation among the more glamorous renewable technologies of wind and solar power, is poised to smarten its dowdy image."
Molten Salt Nuclear Reactors: Part Of America's Long-Term Energy Future?
Science & Tech  (tags: US, energy policy, energy, carbon emissions, reducing emissions, molten salt reactors, thorium, clean energy, #futureofenergy )

Brian
- 130 days ago - forbes.com
"China is forging ahead with plans to have both liquid and solid fuel salt-cooled test reactors by 2017, while India is also evaluating the technology (especially reactors powered by thorium - which it possesses in abundance)."
Skunk Works Reveals Compact Fusion Reactor Details
Science & Tech  (tags: Nuclear Energy, Fusion Reactor, Lockheed Martin, Skunk Works, #FutureOfEnergy, Clean Energy, Low Emissions, Carbon Change )

Brian
- 135 days ago - aviationweek.com
"Hidden away in the secret depths of the Skunk Works, a Lockheed Martin research team has been working quietly on a nuclear energy concept they believe has the potential to meet, if not eventually decrease, the world's insatiable demand for power."
Fostering the Next Generation of Nuclear Energy Technology
Science & Tech  (tags: Future of Energy, Energy Policy, Dept of Energy, Clean Energy, Nuclear Energy, Low Carbon Goals )

Brian
- 144 days ago - energy.gov
"Today, the Energy Department is announcing a significant step to help meet America's future low-carbon goals with the release of a draft $12.6 billion loan guarantee solicitation for advanced nuclear energy projects."
Nuclear Plants Make New York a Global Model for Addressing Climate Change
Science & Tech  (tags: New York, Climate Change, Emissions Reductions, Energy, Nuclear Energy, Clean Energy, Huffington Post )

Brian
- 157 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
"In addition to accounting for nearly one-third of New York's electricity, nuclear is the most reliable and efficient form of generation in the state. Our state's nuclear energy facilities operated at a very high average capacity factor of 92.2 percent.."
First American Nuke Plant In 21st Century To Open Soon
Science & Tech  (tags: Nuclear Energy, Low Carbon Emissions, Clean Energy, 21st Century Nuclear, Safe Energy, Watts Bar, Tennessee, Low Cost )

Brian
- 164 days ago - forbes.com
"Over its life-span, this one reactor will produce more electricity than six new combined cycle natural gas plants, or five new coal plants, or thirty of the largest solar arrays in the world, or 10,000 of the big MW wind turbines."
LFTRs in 5 Minutes - Thorium Reactors   video
Science & Tech  (tags: Energy, Clean Energy, Zero Carbon, Climate Change, Nuclear Energy, Thorium, Liquid Fluoride Thorium Reactors, Kirk Sorensen )

Brian
- 174 days ago - youtube.com
"A short video of Kirk Sorensen taking us through the benefits of Liquid Fluoride Thorium Reactors, a revolutionary liquid reactor that runs not on uranium, but thorium. These work and have been built before. "
On GPS: Cheaper, Safer Nuclear Energy?
Science & Tech  (tags: Energy, Energy Demand, Energy Technology, Leslie Dewan, Transatomic Power, Molten Salt Reactors, WAMSR, Clean Energy, Zero Carbon, Reduce Emissions, Climate Change, GPS, Fareed Zakaria )

Brian
- 177 days ago - cnn.com
"Fareed talks to Leslie Dewan, co-founder of a company with an innovative approach to nuclear power."
Solve for X - Leslie Dewan - Power From Nuclear Waste   video
Science & Tech  (tags: Energy, Energy Policy, Environment, Clean Energy, Nuclear Energy, Molten Salt Reactors, Waste Reduction, Efficiency, Leslie Dewan, TransAtomic Power, Reactor Design, Zero Carbon Energy, Climate Change, Energy Demands )

Brian
- 193 days ago - youtube.com
Leslie Dewan explains how the world's nuclear waste could be virtually eliminated while providing clean energy to meet the world's growing energy demands.
How Tiny Algae Could Be the Big Future of Carbon-Free Fuel
Science & Tech  (tags: fuel, algae, biofuel, renewables, clean energy )

Freya
- 253 days ago - takepart.com
Despite the hundreds of millions of dollars invested in companies aiming to power the world with pond scum, algae seems to perpetually be the fuel of the future. Now a government-funded consortium hopes to jump-start commercialization of the low-carbon...
Thorium Nuclear Reactor Trial Begins, Could Provide Cleaner, Safer, Almost-Waste-Free Energy
Science & Tech  (tags: thorium, energy, reactor trials, Norway, clean energy, climate change, abundant element )

Brian
- 380 days ago - extremetech.com
"At a test site in Norway, Thor Energy has successfully created a thorium nuclear reactor. In one fell swoop, thorium fuel, which is safer, less messy to clean up, and not prone to nuclear weapons proliferation, could..."
Powering The Future Today: Waste Water Treatment Plant Producing Zero Carbon Energy
Science & Tech  (tags: waste water, treatment, plant, fuel cell technology, hydrogen, zero carbon, carbon neutral, no emissions, climate change, clean energy, good news )

Brian
- 697 days ago - slate.com
Great News!! This plant is producing hydrogen for fuel cell technology, treating waster water, and NOT producing emissions. This is the model for what could be the future or a significant part of the future of clean energy.
5 Ways the Space Program Helps Us Fight Climate Change
Science & Tech  (tags: NASA, space program, planet, clean energy, climate action )

Brian
- 818 days ago - yesmagazine.org
"From tracking glaciers to predicting crop failure to figuring out how to store solar energy in molten salt, NASA has produced some of our best tools in the fight against climate change."
7 Sustainable Office Buildings for the Future
Science & Tech  (tags: Sustainable Buildings, Clean Energy )

Ben
- 1230 days ago - ecofriend.com
These buildings are not only beautiful, but are also Zero CO2 emission building which is a great contribution toward our green planet. There are many such buildings in world these days, so here we are with the best seven sustainable office buildings...
 

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