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Codecademy's ReSkillUSA: Gestation Period For New Developers Is 3 Months

greg_barton Yes, three months training is perfect (173 comments)

Three months training is a perfect amount of training to royally fuck up just about anything, yes.

about a month and a half ago
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Fukushima Radiation Still Poisoning Insects

greg_barton Debunked (119 comments)

These types of studies have been debunked.

about 3 months ago
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Google Hangouts Gets Google Voice Integration And Free VoIP Calls

greg_barton Re:About time (162 comments)

I've been using Google hangouts on my iPad as my sole phone for months now. I get incoming calls on my Google Voice number.

about 3 months ago
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Climate Damage 'Irreversible' According Leaked Climate Report

greg_barton Re: Next ice age not allowed (708 comments)

Ditto.

But, as you freely admit, your math is influenced by $$$.

about 4 months ago
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Climate Damage 'Irreversible' According Leaked Climate Report

greg_barton Re: Next ice age not allowed (708 comments)

Wow, you are a complete Lovins acolyte. How does it feel to be only out for your own gain while ignoring the needs of the planet?

about 4 months ago
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Climate Damage 'Irreversible' According Leaked Climate Report

greg_barton Re:Next ice age not allowed (708 comments)

Yes, he also advocates for nuclear power. Hansen is awesome.

about 4 months ago
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NRC Analyst Calls To Close Diablo Canyon, CA's Last Remaining Nuclear Plant

greg_barton Re: NRC in the hands of anti-nuclear interests (216 comments)

The point is that hydro is being reduced because of drought. I think you're losing track of which conversation you're having.

What about nuclear?

about 4 months ago
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NRC Analyst Calls To Close Diablo Canyon, CA's Last Remaining Nuclear Plant

greg_barton Re: NRC in the hands of anti-nuclear interests (216 comments)

What math are you trolling about? You can't be bothered to provide specifics? Is that because you don't have any?

about 4 months ago
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NRC Analyst Calls To Close Diablo Canyon, CA's Last Remaining Nuclear Plant

greg_barton Re: NRC in the hands of anti-nuclear interests (216 comments)

What about gigawatt hours?

Plainly you're just a cheerleader with no hard facts to back up your faith in renewables. Os it your job to proselytize? Given your handle one has to wonder.

about 4 months ago
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NRC Analyst Calls To Close Diablo Canyon, CA's Last Remaining Nuclear Plant

greg_barton Re: NRC in the hands of anti-nuclear interests (216 comments)

You've missed actually providing a number. With a handle like mdsolar shouldn't you know?

about 4 months ago
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NRC Analyst Calls To Close Diablo Canyon, CA's Last Remaining Nuclear Plant

greg_barton Re:NRC in the hands of anti-nuclear interests (216 comments)

Math is meaningless when based on faulty assumptions. One comment on that article is spot on: The 18% of electricity generated from hydro power is being impacted greatly by the drought in California. What's replacing it? Natural gas. So your monumental naiveté is playing right into the hands of fossil fuel interests.

You're touting math, but all you have is fairy dust assumptions. Try living in the real world.

about 4 months ago
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NRC Analyst Calls To Close Diablo Canyon, CA's Last Remaining Nuclear Plant

greg_barton Re:NRC in the hands of anti-nuclear interests (216 comments)

Sorry, but no. Unreliable renewables go out every day (solar) or completely unpredictably. (solar and wind) They do not back each other up. Your link doesn't even claim that. Vermont and California are not making up for their nuclear shutdowns with renewables. They're using natural gas and coal.

about 4 months ago
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NRC Analyst Calls To Close Diablo Canyon, CA's Last Remaining Nuclear Plant

greg_barton NRC in the hands of anti-nuclear interests (216 comments)

Which basically means pro-fossil. Don't let the siren song of wind and solar fool you. They both need 100% fossil fuel backup. Shutting down nuclear power plants simply hands energy generation back to coal and natural gas.

about 4 months ago

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China starts molten salt nuclear reactor project

greg_barton greg_barton writes  |  more than 3 years ago

greg_barton (5551) writes "The blog Energy From Thorium blog reports, "The People’s Republic of China has initiated a research and development project in thorium molten-salt reactor technology, it was announced in the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) annual conference on Tuesday, January 25." The liquid-fluoride thorium reactor is an alternative reactor design that 1) burns existing nuclear waste, 2) uses abundant thorium as a base fuel, 3) produces far less toxic, shorter lived waste than existing designs, and 4) can be mass produced, run unattended for years, and installed underground for safety."
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