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No oil spills with the nuclear option

 
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Aurora



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PostPosted: Mon May 24, 2010 6:53 am    Post subject: No oil spills with the nuclear option Reply with quote

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The Guardian - 23/05/10

Nuclear power is a safer, more environmentally friendly source of electricity. So why does the US still rely on coal and oil instead?

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PostPosted: Mon May 24, 2010 1:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Bleurgg!

http://www.peakoil.org.au/news/index.php?does_nuclear_energy_produce_no_co2.htm
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PostPosted: Mon May 24, 2010 2:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

That's a great piece Smile
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PostPosted: Mon May 24, 2010 2:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

But much of the CO2 emissions are created in another country, so don't matter Twisted Evil Twisted Evil Twisted Evil Twisted Evil Rolling Eyes Rolling Eyes .

I did consider moving to Glastonbury, but it's downwind of Hinkley. I used to live to the west of it, so if it went bang would hopefully have survived. Unless the wind was in the wrong direction!
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