Thunberg joins to support nuclear in Germany

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14 Oct 2022, 1:31 am

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Greta Thunberg joins ‘Scandinavian greenie counterparts’ to support nuclear in Germany
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Sky News host Chris Smith says Swedish activist Greta Thunberg has joined her “Scandinavian greenie counterparts” to support the continued use of nuclear power in Germany.

“All of sudden, as power prices hurt all Europeans, and blackouts begin, Thunberg now wants Germany’s nuclear plants to keep pumping out the power,” Mr Smith said.

“The logical arguments on clean nuclear energy, especially cheaper modular reactors, have caused Greta to see the light, literally.

“If Greta can wake up, surely this mob can too.”


https://www.skynews.com.au/opinion/gret ... rallPos=10


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14 Oct 2022, 3:05 am

Well look who's back!

My favourite green activist (I'm talking Greta of course :wink: )



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14 Oct 2022, 3:17 am

Didn't think anything good would ever come out of her, but then again, we don't know all the details, maybe there's a pitfall somewhere in there.

Good to see the neighborhood skunk. It's been quite some time since everything, but can we have a quick chat? I don't have anything specific in mind except some basic info. The events were confusing at the very least... :(


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20 Oct 2022, 1:22 am

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With the threat of severe energy shortages rising, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz bucked portions of his governing coalition by issuing an order on Monday extending the life of Germany’s three remaining nuclear power plants—which were slated to shut down at the end of December—through at least April 2023.


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20 Oct 2022, 12:41 pm

Little Sweet Pea is back. I love her.


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20 Oct 2022, 2:16 pm

Nice to hear from Greta Thunberg these days. 8)


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20 Oct 2022, 2:23 pm

Nuclear energy scares me. One little mistake and it's the next Chernobyl. :(



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20 Oct 2022, 4:12 pm

There is no free lunch.

If a Fukishima type of disaster doesnt gecha then...an axis of foreign dictators with their grubby hands on the oil/natural gas pipeline will turn the faucet off and get you by freezing your ass in the winter - because you wont let them conquer a neighboring country!



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20 Oct 2022, 9:08 pm

naturalplastic wrote:
There is no free lunch.

If a Fukishima type of disaster doesnt gecha then...an axis of foreign dictators with their grubby hands on the oil/natural gas pipeline will turn the faucet off and get you by freezing your ass in the winter - because you wont let them conquer a neighboring country!


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Safety of Nuclear Power Reactors

(Updated March 2022)

From the outset, there has been a strong awareness of the potential hazard of both nuclear criticality and release of radioactive materials from generating electricity with nuclear power.
As in other industries, the design and operation of nuclear power plants aims to minimise the likelihood of accidents, and avoid major human consequences when they occur.
There have been two major reactor accidents in the history of civil nuclear power – Chernobyl and Fukushima Daiichi. Chernobyl involved an intense fire without provision for containment, and Fukushima Daiichi severely tested the containment, allowing some release of radioactivity.
These are the only major accidents to have occurred in over 18,500 cumulative reactor-years of commercial nuclear power operation in 36 countries.
The evidence over six decades shows that nuclear power is a safe means of generating electricity. The risk of accidents in nuclear power plants is low and declining. The consequences of an accident or terrorist attack are minimal compared with other commonly accepted risks. Radiological effects on people of any radioactive releases can be avoided.


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In avoiding such accidents the industry has been very successful. In the 60-year history of civil nuclear power generation, with over 18,500 cumulative reactor-years across 36 countries, there have been only three significant accidents at nuclear power plants:

Three Mile Island (USA 1979) where the reactor was severely damaged but radiation was contained and there were no adverse health or environmental consequences.
Chernobyl (Ukraine 1986) where the destruction of the reactor by steam explosion and fire killed two people initially plus a further 28 from radiation poisoning within three months, and had significant health and environmental consequences.
Fukushima Daiichi (Japan 2011) where three old reactors (together with a fourth) were written off after the effects of loss of cooling due to a huge tsunami were inadequately contained. There were no deaths or serious injuries due to radioactivity, though about 19,500 people were killed by the tsunami.

Of all the accidents and incidents, only the Chernobyl and Fukushima accidents resulted in radiation doses to the public greater than those resulting from the exposure to natural sources. The Fukushima accident resulted in some radiation exposure of workers at the plant, but not such as to threaten their health, unlike Chernobyl. Other incidents (and one 'accident') have been completely confined to the plant.

Apart from Chernobyl, no nuclear workers or members of the public have ever died as a result of exposure to radiation due to a commercial nuclear reactor incident. Most of the serious radiological injuries and deaths that occur each year (2-4 deaths and many more exposures above regulatory limits) are the result of large uncontrolled radiation sources, such as abandoned medical or industrial equipment. (There have also been a number of accidents in experimental reactors and in one military plutonium-producing pile – at Windscale, UK, in 1957 – but none of these resulted in loss of life outside the actual plant, or long-term environmental contamination.)


https://www.world-nuclear.org/informati ... ctors.aspx


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And one more thing,



Also, as George Carlin said, "I have no stake in the outcome." I'll stick around for the comedy.

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22 Oct 2022, 5:29 pm

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1 minute readOctober 17, 20224:48 PM GMT+11Last Updated 6 days ago
Fortum considers building new nuclear power in Finland and Sweden
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OSLO, Oct 17 (Reuters) - Finnish utility Fortum (FORTUM.HE) said on Monday it will begin a two-year feasibility study to explore the potential for building new nuclear power stations in Finland and Sweden.

Europe is scrambling to boost its long-term energy security and bring down costs after cuts in Russian gas supplies sent electricity prices soaring this year.

"Fortum will examine commercial, technological and societal, including political, legal and regulatory, conditions both for small modular reactors (SMRs) and conventional large reactors," the company said in a statement.


https://www.reuters.com/business/energy ... 022-10-17/


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Don't tell me white lies. Gaslight me at your peril. Don't give me your bad attitude. Hypnosis, psychosis. Tomarto, tomayto. There are *4* lights. Honey badger.
If I'm so bad, pass me by. ;)


And one more thing,



Also, as George Carlin said, "I have no stake in the outcome." I'll stick around for the comedy.

"A stranger is a friend gang-stalker you haven't met yet."
Truth may be inconvenient but it is never politically incorrect...The Oracle of Truth has spoken...8)
Glory to Ukraine.