Dilettantes' Discussion

Nuclear Power and Renewable Energy

Nuclear Power and Renewable Energy

This week, the Dilettantes discuss nuclear power after watching Chernobyl. We then get into a broader discussion about nuclear power and other renewable energy sources. Here are links to some of the articles and videos discussed:https://www.congress.gov/116/bills/hres109/BILLS-116hres109ih.pdfhttps://www.energy.gov/ne/articles/infographic-how-much-power-does-nuclear-reactor-produce#:~:text=Nuclear%20energy%20has%20been%20powering,power%20per%20plant%20on%20average.https://www.ipcc.ch/sr15/https://www.dailyastorian.com/opinion/columns/pro-con-is-the-green-new-deal-worth-its-price-tag/article_81240c96-308d-11e9-9f15-436048b71817.htmlhttps://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3075403https://world101.cfr.org/global-era-issues/climate-change/paris-agreementhttps://www.mcginley.co.uk/news/how-much-of-each-energy-source-does-it-take-to-power-your-home/bp254/#:~:text=There%20is%202%2C460%20kWh%20of,around%204%2C750%20pounds%20of%20coal.https://www.eia.gov/tools/faqs/faq.php?id=207&t=3https://www.eia.gov/tools/faqs/faq.php?id=97&t=3https://www.world-nuclear.org/information-library/current-and-future-generation/thorium.aspxFrequently Asked Questions (FAQs) - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)https://youtu.be/UAXdA9fXR80 

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