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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
- 6 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.
The 'Pre-Holocene' Climate Is Returning - and It Won't Be Fun
Science & Tech  (tags: biodiversity, chemicals, climate change, environment, extinction, fossil fuels, pollution, Science documentary )

Julie
- 7 days ago - theecologist.org
The calm and tranquil Holocene has now been replaced by the Anthropocene - heralding a return to a volatile and destructive climate. Truly, we have woken an angry beast from its slumber.
Richard Branson Urges Obama to Back Next-Generation Nuclear Technology
Science & Tech  (tags: Richard Branson, President Obama, Energy, Energy Policy, Environment, Climate Change, Carbon Emissions, Zero Carbon Energy, Nuclear Energy, Next Gen Nuclear, Integral Fast Reactors )

Brian
- 21 days ago - theguardian.com
"Billionaire pushes for the technology in a letter to White House that says integral fast reactors are clean, inexpensive and safe."
10 of the Biggest Threats to Human Existence
Science & Tech  (tags: extinction, threats, climate change, bee decline, biodiversity, disasters, zombies, pandemic )

Freya
- 32 days ago - alternet.org
Just in case you don't have enough to worry about.
Pandora's Promise: The Nuclear Power Debate   video
Science & Tech  (tags: Energy, Energy Policy, Nuclear Energy, Climate Change, Carbon Emissions, Decarbonization, Zero Emissions, Sundance Film Festival, Stewart Brand, Whole Earth Catalog, Gwneth Cravens, Mark Lynas, Richard Rhodes, Environmentalists )

Brian
- 51 days ago - youtube.com
"The Sundance Film Festival favorite documentary features several notable environmentalists who once vehemently opposed nuclear power: Stewart Brand, Gwyneth Cravens, Mark Lynas, Richard Rhodes and Michael Shellenberger."
Why Nuclear Energy Matters for New York
Science & Tech  (tags: New York, Energy Policy, Energy, EPA, Carbon Emissions, Climate Change, Carbon Reductions, Carbon Free Sources, Nuclear, Solar, Wind )

Brian
- 55 days ago - nypost.com
"Important to securing the most cost-effective carbon reductions will be preserving existing carbon-free sources, such as nuclear."
NASA Launches Carbon-Tracking Satellite
Science & Tech  (tags: NASA, satellites, Earth, climate change, carbon dioxide )

Freya
- 55 days ago - news.yahoo.com
NASA on Wednesday launched a satellite designed to track carbon dioxide, a leading greenhouse gas that is responsible for global warming.
Bill Gates: We Need Energy Miracles
Science & Tech  (tags: Bill Gates, Energy, Research, Development, Climate Change, Carbon Emissions, Technology, Wind, Solar, Intermittency, Next Gen Nuclear, Energy Efficiency, Energy Demand )

Brian
- 62 days ago - gatesnotes.com
"We need a massive amount of research and development on clean energy: new ways to stabilize the intermittent flows from wind and solar; cheaper, more efficient solar panels; better equipment for managing energy; next-gen nuclear plants..."
No Reliable A-Bomb With Thorium Reactors
Science & Tech  (tags: Thorium, Non-Weaponization, Low Waste, Recyclable, Molten Salt Reactors, No Meltdown, Zero-Emissions Energy, Climate Change, Green Nuclear )

Brian
- 68 days ago - iol.co.za
"Thorium's other advantages over uranium as a fuel include the fact that gas-cooled reactors using it cannot melt down and there is much less radioactive waste. These benefits remove almost all the Green Lobby's objections to nuclear."
Jack Soules: Wind, Solar and Thorium Reactors in Our Future
Science & Tech  (tags: Energy, Technology, Energy Future, Solar Power, Wind Power, Thorium, Nuclear Energy, Zero Emissions, Climate Change, GHG Emissions, SMR's )

Brian
- 72 days ago - lcsun-news.com
"Our energy future will comprise small, decentralized generating stations which combine thorium reactors, solar panels, and windmills. "
Thank Neil DeGrasse Tyson for Contributing to the Public's Understanding of Climate Change
Science & Tech  (tags: climate change, cards, thank yous, Neil DeGrasse Tyson )

Freya
- 75 days ago - act.forecastthefacts.org
Thank you for contributing to the public's understanding of climate change and shedding light on the societal barriers to scientific progress today and throughout history.
Transatomic Power's Safer Reactor Eats Nuclear Waste
Science & Tech  (tags: Energy, Transatomic Power, Nuclear Energy, Waste Solution, Recycling, Molten Salt Reactor, Climate Change, Zero Emissions )

Brian
- 81 days ago - businessweek.com
"Many nations are looking for ways to build power plants that don't produce a lot of climate-warming carbon emissions. In the U.S., power plant rules proposed by President Obama may create opportunities for no- and low-carbon technologies..."
Thorium Lends a Fiery Hand
Science & Tech  (tags: Thorium, Energy, Energy Policy, Climate Change, Zero Emissions, Thorium History )

Brian
- 88 days ago - nature.com
"Thorium has proved itself as a catalyst and a great refractive material. With the effects of global climate change increasing with every passing year, hopefully more research and allocated resources will help thorium realize its great untapped potential.
Idaho's Thorium: America's Next Energy Source?
Science & Tech  (tags: Thorium, Idaho, Deposits, Zero Emissions, Energy, Energy Policy, Climate Change, Recycling Waste, Not Weaponized, MSR, Molten Salt Reactor, Environment, Nuclear Technology, Nuclear Energy )

Brian
- 104 days ago - ktvb.com
"When asked if thorium is a safer source of energy for the environment and local communities than uranium Reed said, "I think it is, in its natural state it's much more stable."
 

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