posted on Nov, 8 2008 @ 09:16 PM
Awesome thread. It's funny because earlier today I was reading up on what countries are doing today in terms of Nuclear Power Plants, so this was a
One thing that I was curious about is why did we stop building nuclear power plants. The answer was propaganda and fear mongering. The people
responsible? Environmentalists. They would rather have us burn millions of tons of coal rather than use a proven, safe, clean, efficient, 21st Century
Nuclear Power that is available today.
The good thing is that everyone is realizing (including former environmentalists) that the only way to get off of coal and oil is nuclear power. If
you look at every country around the world, they are now starting to build again. This is one of the major reasons I was hoping John McCain would win
as he proposed 100 new nuclear facilities by 2030 and put no restriction on more. I have yet to hear Obama take a position on Nuclear Power as every
time he speaks about energy independence and getting off of oil, he conveniently leaves out Nuclear Power.
The good news is that all other countries are building at an incredible rate. We are living in the Nuclear Renaissance. If more people would feel as
optimistic as the writers of that book in the OP we would have a much much brighter future, literally