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Indonesia Exploring Liquid Fuel Nuclear Power Plants to Cut Reliance on Coal

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It seems molten salt thorium reactors have good passive safety built-in. I don't understand the technology, but it sounds like there is increasing resistance for reaction the hotter the process is going.

 

So an earthquake may not be catastrophic, if this safety aspect is the case.

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Molten_salt_reactor

 

Perhaps it is time to start having an open public debate about modern nuclear technology.

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It seems molten salt thorium reactors have good passive safety built-in. I don't understand the technology, but it sounds like there is increasing resistance for reaction the hotter the process is going.

 

So an earthquake may not be catastrophic, if this safety aspect is the case.

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Molten_salt_reactor

 

Perhaps it is time to start having an open public debate about modern nuclear technology.

 

A country like China needs it desperately to cut down on its air pollution caused by burning coal. These reactors will kill our coal exports if they become popular. 

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A country like China needs it desperately to cut down on its air pollution caused by burning coal. These reactors will kill our coal exports if they become popular.

And with the new climate change treaty in place there will be a stronger push for decarbonising energy production world wide.

Could we be facing a secular bear market for commodities?

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From memory china was leading research in the rectors which are embedded in a ball of something (carbon?) which, in the event of coolant failure, expanded and dropped the reaction speed. I think they were being designed as small daisy chainable reactors. The idea being you park one at the end of the street and power the suburb.

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Could we be facing a secular bear market for commodities?

 

Hate to be the bearer of bad news, but we've been in a bear market in commodities for about the last 7 years!

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