Today: 21.Aug.2017

James Conca, scientist in the field of earth and environmental sciences. Contributor to Forbes: China now has more wind and solar energy than the rest of the world - combined. But transmission bottlenecks, coal’s undue influence, and market set-up have prevented large amounts of renewable electricity from reaching the Chinese grid. Renewables are increasing faster than the infrastructure to support them. So it’s not surprising that China would keep building huge hydro plants as well as tripling their nuclear power over the next decade. The largest power plants are nearly all hydro dams and nuclear.

Published in Energy Today

Patrick Moore is the Chair of the Energy, Ecology and Prosperity program at the Frontier Centre for Public Policy. He has been a leader in the international environmental field for over 40 years. Dr. Moore is a Co-Founder of Greenpeace and served for nine years as President of Greenpeace Canada and seven years as a Director of Greenpeace International. The pH of the world’s oceans varies from 7.5 to 8.3, well into the alkaline scale. It is therefore incorrect to state the oceans are acidic or that they will become acidic under any conceivable scenario. The term “acidification” is used to imply that the oceans will actually become acidic. It is perhaps just short of propaganda to use the language in this manner.

Published in Oceans, Rivers, Lakes

CANDU Nuclear Reactors, Bruce Nuclear Power Station: Here are two videos and a short text explaining CANDU nuclear reactors, fission, fusion, and Bruce Nuclear Power Stations, the world's largest nuclear electric generating facility in 2015.

Published in Energy Today

AIPES - The radionuclides supply for nuclear medicine is crucially dependent on an unsustainably low number of production reactors and processing facilities in Europe, North America, South-Africa and Asia/Pacific.

Published in Radioisotopes
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