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mindwalker_i Donating Member (836 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-23-11 11:08 PM
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3. Thanks
Anticipating I'll need it.
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  -I'm gonna get my backside kicked for this... mindwalker_i  Mar-23-11 11:02 PM   #0 
  - Yes. Pro nukes has been posting that info for weeks. Fact is, we do have other choices  Luminous Animal   Mar-23-11 11:05 PM   #1 
  - Here you go: Rehab for Nuclear Junkies  kristopher   Mar-23-11 11:31 PM   #19 
     - Nice. FYI, I've greatly appreciated your contributions on DU. Please keep it up.  Luminous Animal   Mar-23-11 11:50 PM   #28 
  - Hands you a pillow  AsahinaKimi   Mar-23-11 11:06 PM   #2 
  - Thanks  mindwalker_i   Mar-23-11 11:08 PM   #3 
     - You are welcome!  AsahinaKimi   Mar-23-11 11:08 PM   #5 
  - It doesn't take into account nuclear waste  NV Whino   Mar-23-11 11:08 PM   #4 
  - I thought they were just going to launch that shit into space ...  Bake   Mar-24-11 06:14 PM   #59 
     - Nah, they mix it with asbestos and cement  demwing   Mar-25-11 01:52 AM   #75 
  - "Math" and "Science" are unpopular these days  MannyGoldstein   Mar-23-11 11:09 PM   #6 
  - Tell that to future generation who'll be stuck with spent fuel in disintegrating casks.  Wilms   Mar-23-11 11:10 PM   #7 
  - +1  highplainsdem   Mar-23-11 11:11 PM   #8 
  - Thing is, there is energy in the "spent" fuel  mindwalker_i   Mar-23-11 11:17 PM   #11 
     - The OP noted that the nuke industry pushes alternative nukes.  Wilms   Mar-23-11 11:24 PM   #14 
        - Oh, if we could only  Abq_Sarah   Mar-24-11 12:38 AM   #36 
  - Portugal went from 17% to 45% renewable sources to generate electricity in 5 years.  Luminous Animal   Mar-23-11 11:14 PM   #9 
  - I advise you to look into the overall and long-term impact  Newest Reality   Mar-23-11 11:15 PM   #10 
  - And the long-term impact of fossil fuels is... ?  mindwalker_i   Mar-23-11 11:25 PM   #15 
     - Admittedly, diesel trucks are a bad thing.  Wilms   Mar-23-11 11:29 PM   #17 
     - Yep, that's true  mindwalker_i   Mar-23-11 11:31 PM   #18 
        - It will be a lot easier when the money we earn isn't paid to the wealthy. n/t  Wilms   Mar-23-11 11:37 PM   #21 
           - The non-upper classes are a resource to be mined  mindwalker_i   Mar-23-11 11:46 PM   #24 
     - Overall, everything we do is now based on fossil fuels.  Newest Reality   Mar-23-11 11:39 PM   #23 
     - I'm sorry, but do you actually understand energy issues?  kristopher   Mar-23-11 11:47 PM   #27 
     - I understand energy  mindwalker_i   Mar-24-11 12:00 AM   #30 
        - Follow up with Kempton (offshore wind paper) for V2G.  kristopher   Mar-24-11 01:00 AM   #40 
     - As if bio-diesel does not exist.  Luminous Animal   Mar-23-11 11:52 PM   #29 
        - Bio-diesel has problems.  jeff47   Mar-24-11 08:24 AM   #46 
           - Actually petro diesel gels as well, albeit at lower temperatures than biodiesel,  MadHound   Mar-24-11 07:03 PM   #68 
              - Petro diesel gels at a much, much lower temperature  jeff47   Mar-25-11 04:29 PM   #77 
  - I don't see where they've taken into account the scale: Nuclear, 6%, fossil fuels, 85%?  Toucano   Mar-23-11 11:18 PM   #12 
  - +1  wickerwoman   Mar-24-11 12:26 AM   #35 
  - All that risk just to BOIL some WATER?  Toucano   Mar-24-11 12:51 AM   #38 
     - Or a cavity magnetron tube...  hunter   Mar-24-11 07:13 PM   #70 
  - This might help put it into perspective using1/3 of global electric as benchmark  kristopher   Mar-24-11 04:04 AM   #44 
     - +1...People need to read this... n/t  Toucano   Mar-24-11 11:30 AM   #52 
  - Yes. Fossil fuels are worse.  Maru Kitteh   Mar-23-11 11:21 PM   #13 
  - Undeniably?  Wilms   Mar-23-11 11:26 PM   #16 
  - Yes, undeniably true  mindwalker_i   Mar-23-11 11:35 PM   #20 
  - Try telling that to a Chernobyl victim  slay   Mar-24-11 12:10 AM   #32 
     - Why Don't The Japanese Experts Bury These Reactors in Mud and Cement, Like They Did in Chernobyl?  Mojeoux   Mar-24-11 12:59 AM   #39 
        - They need to control and then cool the plant. Because the core is not exploded  BrookBrew   Mar-24-11 06:24 PM   #64 
           - Big "gulp!" So is  Mojeoux   Mar-24-11 06:42 PM   #66 
              - This is radiation... just be sure you get your scale correct.  BrookBrew   Mar-24-11 07:30 PM   #71 
  - Yeah, you are.  Iggo   Mar-23-11 11:39 PM   #22 
  - 50 people being killed individually in car accidents are less media worthy than 1 accident killing50  uppityperson   Mar-23-11 11:46 PM   #25 
  - Yep, you have to figure in the risks of the nuclear waste. (nt)  ehrnst   Mar-24-11 12:06 PM   #55 
  - "My dad used to say that people are afraid of a deadly thing which they can not see,  jtuck004   Mar-23-11 11:47 PM   #26 
  - How does building reactors make sense when renewables are ready to go now?  kristopher   Mar-24-11 04:36 AM   #45 
     - Are you claiming natural gas is renewable? (nt)  jeff47   Mar-24-11 08:28 AM   #47 
     - Renewables are so far from being ready it's nearly a joke  jtuck004   Mar-24-11 10:16 AM   #49 
        - Sorry you are wrong. Three years isn't even close.  kristopher   Mar-24-11 05:59 PM   #56 
           - China signed a contract with Shaw to  jtuck004   Mar-25-11 01:45 AM   #74 
  - Both are bad choices - kind of like our current government  slay   Mar-24-11 12:08 AM   #31 
  - Yeah, you said it  mindwalker_i   Mar-24-11 12:24 AM   #33 
  - How many does Wind Energy kill?  donheld   Mar-24-11 12:26 AM   #34 
  - +100000000000000000  Zoeisright   Mar-24-11 01:19 AM   #43 
  - How many what? People or birds and bats?  Curmudgeoness   Mar-24-11 06:21 PM   #61 
  - Everything has drawbacks should we do nothing?  donheld   Mar-24-11 10:20 PM   #73 
     - Doing nothing is not an option. But we do have to remember  Curmudgeoness   Mar-25-11 10:32 AM   #76 
  - More than nuclear in the US. Falls and industrial squishings  BrookBrew   Mar-24-11 06:26 PM   #65 
  - No burning of fossil fuels -- and no nukes -- move to alternative GREEN energy -- solar/wind ...  defendandprotect   Mar-24-11 12:45 AM   #37 
  - You would need nuclear to reduce the population to where that would work, that or Smallpox  BrookBrew   Mar-24-11 06:22 PM   #63 
  - Thank you for your concern.  aquart   Mar-24-11 01:14 AM   #41 
  - Key words to this sentiment:  Zoeisright   Mar-24-11 01:19 AM   #42 
  - And nuclear doesn't do it slowly as well?  MadHound   Mar-24-11 08:30 AM   #48 
  - Yeah, but more people die in car crashes, so...  Iggo   Mar-24-11 11:00 AM   #51 
     - False analogy there,  MadHound   Mar-24-11 06:59 PM   #67 
        - I know.  Iggo   Mar-24-11 07:40 PM   #72 
  - I don't think it is quite that absolute  Yo_Mama   Mar-24-11 10:25 AM   #50 
  - Support for your comment  Yo_Mama   Mar-24-11 11:43 AM   #53 
  - Cars kill more people than planes - but that doesn't mean that planes need lots more  ehrnst   Mar-24-11 12:06 PM   #54 
  - humans cheat. corporations cheat. you can't cheat nuclear power. many people die.  spanone   Mar-24-11 06:02 PM   #57 
  - Use nuclear temporarily while developing solar  walldude   Mar-24-11 06:03 PM   #58 
  - Then at least Let's Use a safer Kind,  vicarofrevelwood   Mar-24-11 06:17 PM   #60 
  - There is fact, fear, and agenda pushing all in one.  BrookBrew   Mar-24-11 06:21 PM   #62 
  - Nuclear power kills fewer people than fossil fuels...  Spider Jerusalem   Mar-24-11 07:05 PM   #69 
 

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