Thorium Based 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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Thorium Based nuclear power...

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Thorium Based nuclear power...

This is apparently three times more abundant than uranium, Could this soften the blow as we slide into a low energy future?

Can existing reactors use this as fuel?

http://www.world-nuclear.org/info/inf62.htm
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Although some work has evidently been done on this more work is needed for commercial applications. I think the argument has been made before; why spend the time and energy we have now on another source of energy that is not renewable? Should we not be spending our time developing sources that are renewable?

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