Is anyone listening?
As the grand wind and solar ‘transition’ descends into a calamitous farce, nuclear power is now being taken seriously, at long last.
That Australia, one of the world’s largest uranium exporters, doesn’t rely on nuclear power astonishes those from the 30 countries where you’ll find nearly 450 nuclear reactors currently operating – including the French, Americans, Canadians, Japanese and Chinese. Another 15 countries are currently building 60 reactors among them. Nuclear power output accounts for over 11% of global electricity production. But not a lick of it in Australia.
One reason for the reticence is the long-standing myth that nuclear power generation is inherently deadly. Not that there’s a shred of evidence to support the meme; irrational fears often trump coolheaded reason.
The French get around 80% of their power from nuclear plants and haven’t suffered so much as a scratch since they started in 1962. By contrast, the wind…
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