Originally posted by CalJust
Excuse me, but THAT is the crux of the debate. many say: not so.
Germany is shutting down their nuclear plants, while France's programme (current per centage around 60?) is continuing unabated.
[b]If it went Chernobyl on us, half of LA would become uninhabitable. And that is just one plant
The spectre of Chernobyl is often raised, but today's plants are ultra far removed from that archaic design. Better to call up Fukushima....[/b]
However you want to spell it, there will be nuclear disasters in the future. I don't see such accidents happening from fusion plants. Of course there is that tiny detail we haven't gotten one to put out more energy than it takes in. Picky Picky
Just give us another hundred years and they will be in you own Delorian.....
BTW, I fully agree with you on the wars. 4 trillion bucks and counting. Wonder what that would have done for the space program, education, infrastructure, energy, medical research? That would have been 800 billion for each one of those programs.