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I'm really tired of all the internet kids plugging nuclear. The numbers don't work, and the cost of failure is huge. We can put solar on everyone's roof and turbines in windy areas and it's completely safe, dumb nuts simple, and decentralized. Nuclear energy is dead. Let it go.



>We can put solar on everyone's roof and turbines in windy areas and it's completely safe, dumb nuts simple, and decentralized.

...and not enough.

http://www.withouthotair.com/

That's from British perspective. Most of the world population lives at similar population densities. So it's kinda representative. The only major exception is U.S.


The numbers work and the cost of "failure" in gen 4 reactors is zero. Try reading the article, its written for people like you.

I'm getting tired of old brainwashed hippies pushing their 70's nuclear-hate narrative while gleefully cooking the planet.

Every anti-nuclear statement is a pro-coal statement.


I assume you're talking about the molten salt designs. The ideas sound great and all. So why exactly are they not being built?


>it's completely safe

let's ignore all the toxic chemicals used in making the solar panels.




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