26 Jul '12, 7pm

Report: Fukushima a "Speed Bump" on the Road to Massive Nuclear Power Expansion: Joint OECD/IAEA report suggests...

Report: Fukushima a "Speed Bump" on the Road to Massive Nuclear Power Expansion: Joint OECD/IAEA report suggests...

The worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl still is echoing loudly through the industry, less than a year and a half after the earthquake and tsunami did their work on the Fukushima plant. But a biennial report on uranium resources and nuclear development thinks that 20 years hence, those echoes will have faded. According to the UN's Nuclear Energy Agency and the International Atomic Energy Agency nuclear power will expand between 44 and 99 percent by 2035 , with a total added capacity between 165 and 371 gigawatts. To be sure, some countries, notably Germany, which has pledged to shut down all of its 17 reactors by 2022 , are headed in the opposite direction. Even if they follow through, however, this might not make a dent in the industry overall growth. The report, known informally as the Red Book, predicts nuclear will expand between 125 and 185 percent in East Asia, wi...

Full article: http://spectrum.ieee.org/energywise/energy/nuclear/fukush...

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A very good article on my fave topic - The Silk Road Report | Bitcoin Magazine

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Less Code, More Speed

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Pentagon More Than Doubles Cost Estimate for B6...

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Loughborough Road / Rugby Road Works

nctx.co.uk 27 Jul '12, 4pm

Nottinghamshire County Council are carrying out junction improvements on Loughborough Road at the junction with Rugby Road...

Royal/T Closes After 5 Years, Continues Expansion

Royal/T Closes After 5 Years, Continues Expansion

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After five years of artistic and cultural tradition, Royal/T is closing its doors today in Culver City. The 10,000-square-...

BMW’s 640i Gran Coupe & M6 Convertible featured in the August 2012 issue of Robb Report:

BMW’s 640i Gran Coupe & M6 Convertible featured...

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