[ExI] Unsustainable was Re: Solar power makes UK people poorer
jrd1415 at gmail.com
Tue Jun 14 21:47:49 UTC 2011
On Sun, Jun 12, 2011 at 3:43 AM, Eugen Leitl <eugen at leitl.org> wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 11, 2011 at 08:30:37PM -0700, Jeff Davis wrote:
>> On Sat, Jun 11, 2011 at 2:29 AM, Eugen Leitl <eugen at leitl.org> wrote:
>> > It's bad because http://www.physorg.com/news/2011-05-nuclear-power-world-energy.html
>> Gene, I'm embarrassed for you. Did you read the above piece?!! It's
>> total junk. The author is clearly an anti-nuclear pro-solar advocate,
>> and his arguments dishonest, when not feeble.
>> If you're interested in a deconstruction of Abott's lameness -- a
>> waste of time, really, like the article -- simply check out the
>> comments that follow the article. The commenters seem to be of
>> average geek intelligence -- no ensemble of Los Alamos luninaries --
>> but they had no trouble seeing through Abbot's gossamer "logic".
>> I'm giving you a Mulligan on this one.
>> Best, Jeff Davis
>> "Everything's hard till you know how to do it."
>> Ray Charles
> Not sure whether you're being sarcastic, but the comments are so
> full of brain damage I had to stop halfway through.
Yes, which was some part of my point: even the brain-damaged can see
through Abbot's "thesis".
> If you've come to a diametrally different conclusion
No, I think we're basically on the same page. Nuke power is good.
Nuke power should be part of the energy mix. Later generations of
nuke power will be safer. I personally like small modular thorium
reactors, though from what I can tell there's still some development
work to be done.
> based on the
> same data as the (chronically ill-informed) moi I'm fine with that.
> As I said, the physical reality will take care of itself.
As always. reality is the final arbiter.
Hope all is well with you.
Best, Jeff Davis
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