There's No Such Thing as "Green" Energy.

Posted by Aeronca 4 months, 4 weeks ago to Science
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It's pretty obvious. We are a material species, living in a material world. It's oil, or lithium, or uranium. Pick your poison, do a cost-benefit analysis...of course nuclear wins but I wouldn't consider it Green, I just see it as the best solution. All other solutions are about the electrons. Nuclear energy goes to the nucleus, where the real energy gains are to be had. If you're sitting in a gigantic apple orchard, why eat a bundle of grapes from your pocket?
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  • Posted by VetteGuy 4 months, 4 weeks ago
    Two things struck me. The 5% being spent on adaptation, and only 4% worldwide energy provided by nuclear. If the people screaming about global warming were really serious, that's where the focus would be. Both these numbers should be increased by a factor of 10.
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  • Posted by mccannon01 4 months, 4 weeks ago
    I have a symbiotic relationship with the trees, lawn, and gardens on my land. They give me oxygen and something to eat and I give them CO2 and fertilizer. A similar relationship has been going on planet wide for millions of years and it seems to work. Why mess with it now?

    OK, man figured out things like it's idiotic and dangerous to dump dioxins in the Niagara River and stopped doing it, but this constant harping that man is responsible for everything that happens on the planet we don't like is man's fault is also idiotic.
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