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A New View on Nuclear
I’ve slowly changed my view on nuclear energy, moving past my fears and prejudices to find the truth of comparative energy sources. It helped to have a friend who is an informed advocate for responsible nuclear. There are many variations on nuclear, but molten salt reactors offer the best performance with no risk of hazardous meltdown. Unless we have a huge advancement in energy storage or batteries, renewable energy sources like wind and solar can not provide the energy needed to power the world. Nuclear uses fewer and cleaner resources to build. Solar panels use a lot of rare metals, water and chemicals to produce. Molten salt reactors have no meltdown risk, no water cooling or containment chambers, lower costs and no waste materials that can be turned into weapons. Molten…
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