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Thorium

Meltdown or Mother Lode (3 Nuclear Technologies and Why You Should Be Excited)

Steven Kotler | Posted 05.13.2016 | Science
Steven Kotler

We use a lot of energy. A lot of energy. Thus, if you want to talk safety and security, you have to start with the options available. Can solar and wind even satisfy our needs? Can green techs ever handle base load demands? Will better energy storage systems soon come online? Hard to say.

Thorium

Helen Caldicott | Posted 08.31.2014 | Green
Helen Caldicott

There is an extraordinary push by certain individuals to extol the wonders of thorium-fueled nuclear reactors. In fact, so concerted is this push that some blame me for preventing the ongoing expansion of such technology. So here are the facts about thorium for those who are interested.

Opportunities Abound for American Companies in India Election Aftermath

Gunjan Bagla | Posted 07.23.2014 | Business
Gunjan Bagla

India, where business is conducted in English, has more in common with the United States than any other major economy in Asia. The potential for mutual benefit for these two free market democracies is unprecedented.

Changes Approved For 19 Chemical Elements

LiveScience | Megan Gannon | Posted 09.25.2013 | Science

Nineteen elements on the periodic table — including gold, cadmium, arsenic and aluminum — are getting their atomic weights adjusted. The Internat...

India's Thorium-Fuelled Dreams

Angela Saini | Posted 08.11.2012 | Science
Angela Saini

Today, as the availability and price of uranium becomes a possible barrier to the growth of nuclear power and as nations begin the search for cleaner and safer fuels, thorium is making a comeback, with India leading the way.

Star Power for Humanity

Patrick Takahashi | Posted 11.06.2011 | Green
Patrick Takahashi

Japan is in deep trouble. They are on their way to abandoning nuclear fission, and have meager solar, wind and biomass potential.

The Wonder of South Korea

Patrick Takahashi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Patrick Takahashi

I've embarked on a world journey, perhaps my tenth, to learn more about Planet Earth and humanity. My first stop is Seoul, South Korea. I've been here at least annually over the past quarter century.

There is Something About Thorium

Patrick Takahashi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Patrick Takahashi

A few environmental groups have embraced nuclear power in light of global warming. Could thorium be that magic bullet to bridge humanity over the next century or more to provide cleaner electricity?