Category Archives: Nukular Stuff

Campbell’s Law Goes Nukular

“The more any quantitative social indicator (or even some qualitative indicator) is used for social decision-making, the more subject it will be to corruption pressures and the more apt it will be to distort and corrupt the social processes it … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Nukular Stuff

Japan Now Has to Create a Third-Best Option for Energy Generation

I’ve described nuclear power as the second-best option. Just to be clear, I don’t like nuclear power, but, in my opinion, decommissioning nuclear power plants should be the last step on the path to renewable energy, not the first. Well, … Continue reading

Posted in Energy, Environment, Global Warming, Nukular Stuff

What Is Really Required to Move to a Renewable Energy Future: The Lance Mannion Edition

This is not going to be easy to fix. Not at all.
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Posted in Energy, Environment, Global Warming, Housing, Nukular Stuff, Oil, Transportation | 7 Comments

Some Thoughts About the WWF Energy Study, Nuclear Power, and Urbanization

We need a strong dose of realism here: until we confront how deurbanization has contributed to our energy needs, we won’t substantially tackle the global warming problem.
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Posted in Energy, Environment, Housing, Nukular Stuff, Urban Planning | 3 Comments

Fox News Confuses Potential Nuclear Meltdown with Disco Inferno

Fox News is ‘O’Keefing’ itself.
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Posted in Fucking Morons, Nukular Stuff, Propaganda | 9 Comments

A Defense of Nuclear Power As a Second Best Option

If we’re not serious about energy consumption, what other choice do we have?
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Posted in Energy, Environment, Housing, Nukular Stuff, Oil, Transportation | 21 Comments

More on Thorium-Based Nuclear Power

I think thorium power will be harder to do than Evans-Pritchard claims. But, in the face of global warming, we don’t really have a choice.
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Posted in Energy, Nukular Stuff | 16 Comments

Is Thorium an Answer to Global Warming?

this could put a serious dent in our carbon dioxide emissions. And the U.S. has a 1,000 year supply of thorium.
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Posted in Energy, Environment, Nukular Stuff | 33 Comments

Lithium-Based Nuclear Reactors?

This story about a lithium-based nuclear reactor sounds too good to be true
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Posted in Nukular Stuff | 10 Comments