Fukushima meltdown hastens decline of nuclear power

Is nuclear fission going to make a comeback and plug the gap in our energy needs? Will nuclear fusion ever become energetically viable?

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Guy McPherson is touring, btw. Saw him here in York last night: bloody legendary :)
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http://www.theguardian.com/environment/ ... -abandoned

First robot sent into examine melted core expires after 3 hours.

It was expected to survive 10 hours.

It is going to take some seriously hardened electronics and centuries to clean up this mess.

Or an entirely mechanical fossil fueled robot with pneumatic control lines and a fibre optic link back to the control room.
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“Those tools and equipment do not exist today, but the fundamental knowledge of robotic, remotely controlled devices will, I think, be sufficient.”
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RenewableCandy wrote:Guy McPherson is touring, btw. Saw him here in York last night: bloody legendary :)
Bugger! Missed the Glasgow and Edinburgh dates.
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