McCain's Definition of Alternative Energy Proves Radioactive

Thu, 2008-06-19 12:17Ross Gelbspan
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McCain's Definition of Alternative Energy Proves Radioactive

Senator John McCain said Wednesday that he wanted 45 new nuclear reactors built in the United States by 2030, a course he called “as difficult as it is necessary.” McCain told a crowd at Missouri State University that he saw nuclear power as a clean, safe alternative to traditional sources of energy that emit greenhouse gases. He said his ultimate goal was 100 new nuclear plants.

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Nuclear will have to be part of the program if the public is ever expected to support a sustained shift away fossil fuels.

Only when a US Republican proposes it.

Otherwise, it's part of a Warmist Conspiracy (witness the Thatcher conspiracy theory that was featured in TGGWS).

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The easiest way to assure the public that such a transfer [from fossil fuels to nuclear power] is a safe and good investment is by having the federal government backing up the plans.
Otherwise it's easily misunderstood due to lack of education on the subject and the fear of another Chernobyl - which was strictly a result of human error and lack of funds/attention.

I don't understand what you're trying to say Frank (do you??).

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