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Nuclear Power & The Collapse Of Society

The ECOreport reposts an Op-Ed, Nuclear power & the collapse of society

Originally Posted on Deep Green

By Rex Weyler

On March 1 1954, on Bikini Atoll, in the Marshall Islands, the US military detonated the world’s first lithium-deuteride hydrogen bomb, a thousand times more powerful than the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombs. The radiation blew downwind, to the southeast, and irradiated the residents of Rongelap and Utirik atolls, and the crew of tuna boat Fukuryu Maru, “Lucky Dragon.”
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Brexit Threatens UK’s First Nuclear Power Plant

The ECOreport reposts an OP-ED suggesting Brexit threatens UK’s first nuclear power plant

Originally Published on Greenpeace Energydesk

by Zachary Davies Boren

The UK’s first nuclear power plant in a generation could be under threat following the country’s decision to quit the European Union, according to experts in China.

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Defective Nuclear Parts

The ECOreport reposts A Story of Defective Nuclear Parts

Originally Published on Greenpeace Energydesk

by Zachary Davies Boren

Nuclear power plants around the world may be using the same faulty parts that have caused problems at the troubled reactor at Flamanville, France.

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World’s Fossil Fuels Could Be Phased Out In A Decade

The ECOreport reposts news of a study showing the World’s fossil fuels could be phased out in a decade

Originally Published on University of Sussex News

By James Hakner

The worldwide reliance on burning fossil fuels to create energy could be phased out in a decade, according to an article published by a major energy think tank in the UK.

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A More Efficient Nuclear Fusion Plant

Brandon Sorbom & the MIT team have designed a smaller, less expensive nuclear plant equal to any planned or existing. A more efficient nuclear fusion plant

Originally Published on MIT News

By David Chandler

It’s an old joke that many fusion scientists have grown tired of hearing: Practical nuclear fusion power plants are just 30 years away — and always will be. But now, finally, the joke may no longer be true: Advances in magnet technology have enabled researchers at MIT to propose a new design for a practical compact tokamak fusion reactor — and it’s one that might be realized in as little as a decade, they say. The era of practical fusion power, which could offer a nearly inexhaustible energy resource, may be coming near.

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