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Mitigation and Emissions Reduction Is Our Key to Survival, Scientists Say - ICTMN
Science & Tech  (tags: World, Environment, UN, IPCC, Climate Change, CO2 emissions, Energy, Sustainabililty )

Victoria
- 11 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) in the Fifth Assessment Report states that fossil fuels that cause greenhouse gases have to go and alternative sources of energy need to be implemented. This needs to happen rapidly.
I-Wonder: Did Climate Change Make Us Intelligent ?
Science & Tech  (tags: climate change, science, environment, human brains, Earth )

Ray
- 21 days ago - bbc.co.uk
About two million years ago, something extraordinary started happening in the Great Rift Valley in East Africa.
In Tennessee, Time Comes for a Nuclear Plant Four Decades in the Making
Science & Tech  (tags: Watts Bar 2, TVA, Tennessee Valley Authority, Nuclear Energy, Low Emissions, Climate Change )

Brian
- 33 days ago - nytimes.com
The single most important benefit of nuclear energy is that, at a time when Climate Change represents the single biggest threat to humanity, our development of Next Generation Nuclear facilities is our best chance for changing the course of Climate Change
DNews: The Future Of Clean Nuclear Energy Is Coming   video
Science & Tech  (tags: Energy, Climate Change, Carbon Emissions, Next Generation Nuclear, Molten Salt Reactors, Thorium, Recycling Waste, Passive Safety, Non-Proliferation )

Brian
- 41 days ago - youtube.com
"Nuclear power has been around for decades, and it accounts for 19% of energy in the United States. Julian is here to discuss how scientists are now looking at how molten salt reactors might be changing the way we create energy"
Attention to Climate Change Is On the Rise. Nuclear Energy Is An Essential Part of the Solution
Science & Tech  (tags: Climate Change, UN Climate Summit, IPCC Report, People's Climate March, Decarbonisation, Reducing Emissions, Nuclear Energy )

Brian
- 45 days ago - theenergycollective.com
"The Economist published a very interesting figure demonstrating that, when it comes to energy production, the worldwide use of nuclear power is second only to hydro (and not by much) in having reduced global emissions to date."
Why Doesn't U.S. Recycle Nuclear Fuel?
Science & Tech  (tags: Recycling, Reuse, Energy, Nuclear Energy, Nuclear Waste, Disposal, Zero Carbon, Emissions Reductions, Climate Change )

Brian
- 50 days ago - forbes.com
"France, Great Britain and Japan, among other nations, realized that spent nuclear fuel is a valuable asset, not simply waste requiring disposal. As a result, France today gets 80 percent of its electricity with nuclear power, much of it by recycling."
Thorium the Holy Grail of Nuclear Power
Science & Tech  (tags: Thorium, Nuclear Energy, Kerr, Thorium Power Canada, Climate Change )

Brian
- 51 days ago - bnn.ca
"Thorium is more abundant, lasts longer and is more efficient than uranium when being used as fuel for nuclear energy. David Kerr, CEO of Thorium Power Canada joins BNN to explain why thorium will be eventually beat out uranium."
Harper's New Climate PR Campaign Is Downright Orwellian
Science & Tech  (tags: science, scientists, research, climate change, Harper, Canada, tar sands, oil sands, Alberta, energy, muzzling, world, business )

Michael
- 56 days ago - huffingtonpost.ca
Facing criticism in the lead up to the U.N. Climate Summit, which prime minister Stephen Harper did not attend, the Harper Government released a new public outreach campaign through Environment Canada, praising the country's action on climate change.
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
- 58 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.."
Fox 'Fair and Balanced' Debate: Global Warming Happens in 'Fantasy World' of Scientists (TEXT and VIDEO)
Science & Tech  (tags: climate change, Fox News, humans, science, scientists, research, world, environment, study )

CarrieSIC
- 59 days ago - rawstory.com
A Fox News on Wednesday brought on someone who had a "really long business card" to explain why scientists were living in a fantasy world if they thought the world was experiencing any negative impacts from climate change.
Another Nuclear Design Approved By NRC
Science & Tech  (tags: Nuclear Energy, NRC, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, ESBWR, Passive Safety, Active Safety, Generation III+, #FutureOfEnergy, Zero Carbon, Climate Change )

Brian
- 64 days ago - ansnuclearcafe.org
"ESBWR is fully a GEN III+ plant (light water reactor with advanced safety features) in every sense of the term, with both fully passive and active core cooling features, a core catcher, a new containment, and more."
Can the World Really Set Aside Half of the Planet for Wildlife?
Science & Tech  (tags: Biodiversity, climate change, extinction, forests, nature, wildlife )

Julie
- 65 days ago - smithsonianmag.com
The eminent evolutionary biologist E.O. Wilson has an audacious vision for saving Earth from a cataclysmic extinction event
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
- 75 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
- 78 days ago - cnn.com
"Fareed talks to Leslie Dewan, co-founder of a company with an innovative approach to nuclear power."
U.S. DOE Invests $67 Million in Nuclear Energy Research
Science & Tech  (tags: Energy, Energy Policy, Department of Energy, Secretary Ernest Moniz, Funding, Nuclear Research, Nuclear Science, Engineering, Nuclear Energy, Zero Carbon Emissions, Climate Change, Obama Climate Policy )

Brian
- 86 days ago - dailyfusion.net
""The Department's support for cutting-edge nuclear science and engineering across our universities, national laboratories, and industry reflects the key role of nuclear energy in helping ensure America's low carbon future," said Energy Secretary Moniz."
 

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