If I'm addicted to anything, it's to positive thoughts about the future...

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Feb 3Liked by Packy McCormick

We are simply not going to reduce CO2 emissions by a significant amount unless we embrace the atom. The energy density of nuclear energy is unparalleled. I would be better though, if we could (finally) get fusion energy working at scale.

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50,000 annual earthquakes on average. I suppose because people think they can store or manage anything for millennia, they think they know the geographical location and magnitude of 200,000 years of earthquake, tsunamis, etc.

An Oklahoma earthquake in the last half hour was 5.1 near Prague. But why am I reporting this? You already knew the time, location, and magnitude if this earthquake, correct?

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Nuclear power advocacy isn’t science, it’s politics.

Only 75 years playing with nuclear power and there have been no shortage of accidents and exposure. Just ask Silkwood for starters. Or the in

So, a sampling size of 75 years for the projection of safe storage and management of the half-life of various nuclear waste materials is expressed below in scientific notation. Superscripts are in parentheses. Any of these sampling sizes would get a scientist laughed-out of a lab. No scientist can objectively guarantee safe storage/management of nuclear waste. And people want to scatter modular nuclear power installations throughout the world. That’s nihilistic terrorists’ dream of a target-rich environment.

Tc-99 (half-life 220,000 years)

sample size 3.40909090909 x 10(4)

I-129 (half-life 15.7 million years)

sample size 4.777070064 x 10(6)

Np-237 (half-life two million years)

sample size 3.75 x 10(5)

Pu-239 (half-life 24,000 years)

sample size 4.125 x 10(3)

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I personally don’t believe in climate change, but I’m interested to hear your views on it …

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Say what you will about Elon's tactics... his ability to drive change is unreal! When he has his next itch to lead a new co, my vote is for a housing startup instead of social media

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We just experienced an earthquake in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Tremors shook the house for at least 30 seconds. If you insist on burying nuclear waste, bury it in your backyard. Or are you all nuclear NIMBYs?

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