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PostPosted: Jul 07, 2013 6:42 am 
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http://www.time.com/time/magazine/artic ... 48,00.html

New technologies like fast-breeder reactors and thorium-fuel-cycle designs offer more safety and cost savings, but commercial plants are likely years away. If nuclear power is going to save the world, it needs to be safe and cheap.


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PostPosted: Jul 08, 2013 2:34 pm 
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http://science.time.com/2013/07/08/nucl ... -be-cheap/

...and here's a quote I can't verify from the reference source.

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According to statistics from the BP Statistical Review of World Energy 2013, between 1993 and 2002, carbon-free sources — meaning nuclear, hydro and renewables — made up 19% of total increase in global energy consumption. Between 2003 and ’12, as the rate of global energy consumption doubled, carbon-free sources made up only 14% of that increase.

Read more: http://science.time.com/2013/07/08/nucl ... z2YU5b0VZM


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