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Response to phantom power (Reply #2)

Tue Apr 1, 2014, 12:48 PM

4. The "two wrongs make a right" defense?

Nuclear provides 2.5% of the energy consumed globally, and we already have significant worries about the by-products of its use. The ONLY reason it is even a subject of discussion is that corporate interests are promoting a massive increase in its use.

400 reactors for 2.5% scales to 16,000 reactors for 100% - not counting growth in demand and redundant systems for normal downtime.

I don't think we should follow your lead and build all of that before we look at the associated problems.

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