[ExI] State of California supporting Bussard fusion research?
eugen at leitl.org
Wed Jul 25 10:25:38 UTC 2007
On Wed, Jul 25, 2007 at 08:58:58AM +0200, Dagon Gmail wrote:
> Cheap fusion would be the answer. I have no qualms about christening
Cheap, small-scale power would be the answer. I don't see any signs that
fusion power will become cheap anytime soon.
In contrast to that, cross-over has happened with renewables in niches,
which since then are only growing.
> the first
> Bussard-based fusion reactor that's opened in, say, 10 years the
How about obtaining 13% from renewables sources, today?
How about doubling that, in 10 years? And becoming the world leading
exporter in renewable resource technologies? Sounds like a win/win
> President A. Schwarzennegger reactor, because if he can pull this
> energy source out of his chrome steel chest and hurl it into the
>From his shiny metal ass, more like.
> desert to
> light the way, i'll fall on my knees in worship. He will have saved
> billions of
Politicians don't save lives, technologists do.
> Unfortunately research, development and building of such an
> device would take several decades outside the studios of Hollywood.
> But at
> least there *are* politicians that know roughly in what direction we
> *should* be
> headed to not fall off a cliff.
Stopping looking at political leaders would be a good first step.
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