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Japan nuclear crisis puts industry revival in doubt

 
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Aurora



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PostPosted: Tue Mar 15, 2011 11:17 pm    Post subject: Japan nuclear crisis puts industry revival in doubt Reply with quote

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The Guardian - 15/03/11

Disaster described as a colossal setback for industry at a time when climate change is sparking a renaissance.

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 15, 2011 11:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Euan's talked about this angle today:
http://www.theoildrum.com/node/7661
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 15, 2011 11:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

clv101 wrote:
Euan's talked about this angle today:
http://www.theoildrum.com/node/7661

I like this comment:
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My thoughts for three days have been "here comes the biggest environmental disaster ever: coal."
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 16, 2011 12:56 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 16, 2011 7:57 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Remind me, how many new nukes have been completed in the USA since that little incident at Three Mile Island?
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 16, 2011 8:37 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

biffvernon wrote:
Remind me, how many new nukes have been completed in the USA since that little incident at Three Mile Island?


Good point but I wonder how things would have been different if the US didn't have shed loads of coal/gas....

I think they probably would have built them - if they didn't have the FF alternatives.
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