Category Archives: Nukular Stuff

When Il Trumpe’s Narcissism Hurts Foreign Policy

While I don’t think Il Trumpe’s narcissism accounts for everything–or many things–that is wrong with this administration, every so often it does rear its head in really ugly ways. For instance, our recent North Korean debacle: Moon likely exaggerated this … Continue reading

Posted in Nukular Stuff, Resistance Rebellion And Death

Yes, We Can See Evolution

So Eduardo Porter wrote an article, in which he dabbled in Compulsive Centrist Disorder, arguing Dirty Fucking Hippies are wrong to oppose nuclear power. For the record, I think coal and natural gas plants should be decommissioned well before nuclear … Continue reading

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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