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Considering the Costs and Benefits of Nuclear Energy

Considering the Costs and Benefits of Nuclear Energy | francis eco101 | Scoop.it
Nuclear energy in the United States and Europe is far more expensive that it should be. There is plenty of blame to spread; nuclear professionals have to accept some of the responsibility.

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Dimitri Papaioannou's curator insight, June 23, 2013 3:25 PM

Nuclear can be used for baseload and energy redundancy as carbon-free source.

 

Latest energy generation tech burns nuclear waste, e.g. Traveling Wave Reactors directly convert depleted uranium to usable fuel as they operate, sustaining a fission chain-reaction, with a slow-moving wave in which neutrons produced by fission reactions in the power-producing region, converting adjacent fuel from fertile isotopes (such as U-238) into fissile isotopes (such as Pu-239). 

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Hines Ward learning humility in Ironman training - NBCSports.com

Hines Ward learning humility in Ironman training - NBCSports.com | francis eco101 | Scoop.it
Hines Ward learning humility in Ironman training
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The former Steelers wideout has struggled with that concept, as he prepares for the Ironman Triathlon.
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The Truth About Who's Responsible For Our Massive Budget Deficit

The Truth About Who's Responsible For Our Massive Budget Deficit | francis eco101 | Scoop.it
Let's go to the charts...

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North Ridgeville Council President Kevin Corcoran: Feral kitten controversy ... - Plain Dealer

North Ridgeville Council President Kevin Corcoran: Feral kitten controversy ... - Plain Dealer | francis eco101 | Scoop.it
North Ridgeville Council President Kevin Corcoran: Feral kitten controversy ...
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What We Are Learning - or Should Be - From the Spying Scandal

What We Are Learning - or Should Be - From the Spying Scandal | francis eco101 | Scoop.it
Aljazeera - by Danny Schechter How ironic. The current NSA spying story broke just as President Obama was huddled on an out-of-the-way estate in California with China's Xi Jinping to discuss US cyb...

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