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I feel that anti-nuclear party is not interested in a real conversation about the future of nuclear energy. They simply ignore the possibility of solving the problems that they raise. Their dogmatic argument is that it is simply impossble to Is nuclear power essential to addressing climate change and energy independence?
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Sharon present a strange argument that the focus of United States energy policy should be on the message we send, rather than on the economic problems we face. This I take to be an argument that the tail should bre Is nuclear power essential to addressing climate change and energy independence?
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Jim Riccio Trots out all the threadbare anti-nuclear arguments one by one. We have a wealth of evidence on what causes nuclear proliferation, and building reactors to generate electricity in the United States is not one of those causes. The Is nuclear power essential to addressing climate change and energy independence?
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Jim Riccio has reduced the discussion of nuclear safety to a bumper sticker approach. Jim's approach to nuclear power seems to be based on the repeating slogans coined in the 1970's, without further examination of the subject. I would like Is nuclear power essential to addressing climate change and energy independence?
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One of the things that has astonished me since I began to research the problem of carbon-fuel replacement is the extent to which discussions are informed by misinformation. Last year discussions about nuclear costs were informed by information that was Is nuclear power essential to addressing climate change and energy independence?
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E. Donald Elliott asks, "Which path should the U.S. follow–the example of France, or the example of Germany, or some "third way"?" The present German path seems headed for disaster. The capacity factor of new wind generators is now well Is nuclear power essential to addressing climate change and energy independence?
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I disagree with Sharon. Not only is energy independence possible but the road is wide open. There is enough assured thorium reserve at Lemhi Pass to provide 100% of American power for 400 years. The probable Lemhi Pass reserve could Is nuclear power essential to addressing climate change and energy independence?
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