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Integral Fast Reactors: Nuclear’s Forgotten Clean Energy Solution

April 26th, 2013 | by Glenn Meyers

I wrote a post for CleanTechnica on December 6, 2011 about something I'd never before heard about, integral fast reactors -- you guessed right, nuclear reactors. Titled, "Our Nuclear Trash Heap Needs IFRs," I wrote about a 2008 book by environmentalist, Tom Blees, “Prescription for the Planet."


4 December: Quotes to Consider

December 4th, 2012 | by pressroom

Preventing climate breakdown – the four, five or six degrees of warming now predicted for this century by green extremists like, er, the World Bank, the International Energy Agency and PriceWaterhouseCoopers(4,5,6) – means confronting the oil, gas and coal industry. It means forcing that industry to abandon the four-fifths or more of fossil fuel reserves that we cannot afford to burn(7). It means cancelling the prospecting and development of new reserves – what’s the point if we can’t use current stocks? – and reversing the expansion of any infrastructure (such as airports) that cannot be run without them



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