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    Do we need nuclear power plants?

    What do you think about nuclear power plants?

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    Re: Do we need nuclear power plants?

    Build more of them. Lots more. Nuclear power is a key component of weaning ourselves off of fossil fuels. Mainly because unlike wind and solar, nuclear plants can be placed anywhere without losing efficiency.

    And while nuclear fuels aren't unlimited, we have a much larger supply of them than we do fossil fuels. And since the cost of generating nuclear power is less dependent on the price of fuel than fossil fuels, costs to generate electricity with nuclear will rise less as fuel becomes more expensive.
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    Re: Do we need nuclear power plants?

    I feel excluded.
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    Re: Do we need nuclear power plants?

    Yes we do.
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    Re: Do we need nuclear power plants?

    Quote Originally Posted by ConsvLiberal View Post
    What do you think about nuclear power plants?
    i am in favor of them. thorium nuclear technology looks pretty interesting.

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    Re: Do we need nuclear power plants?

    Absolutely, build more of them.
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    Re: Do we need nuclear power plants?

    At this stage Nuclear power would benefit from some standardization.
    Figure our which design is the safest, most stable, and practical to build,
    and streamline the permitting process if they build the standard design.

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    Re: Do we need nuclear power plants?

    Build, baby, build.

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    Re: Do we need nuclear power plants?

    If we keep cranking up the price on green house gas emissions by power plants, and petroleum fuels for transportation, moving everyone to electric and / or hybrid cars, you can see the constraining corners coming that we are painting ourselves into: increased demand for electricity and no green house gas emissions freeway to generate it.
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    Re: Do we need nuclear power plants?

    Quote Originally Posted by ConsvLiberal View Post
    What do you think about nuclear power plants?


    I'm a right leaning American, no. If their meltdown wasn't such a huge threat the environment and spent fuel rods did not need to be put in radiation proof containers and buried deep in the ground I would support it nuclear power. I am sure if a coal plant, natural gas plant, trash to energy plant or some other similar type of plant exploded it can be cleaned up and another one can be built.If a nuclear power plant had a meltdown then we can kiss that area goodbye for a long time.
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