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jaagu replied to the Climate Change board. 3:09 PM

Re: Nuclear hubris?

For myself I no longer count radiation as the worst of all possible dangers. It is just another risk which must be planned for: planning and engineering which does not constitute "hubris".

Peter [more]

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jaagu replied to the Climate Change board. 2:37 PM

Re: Nuclear Hubris

So since you came up with your list of 9, why don't you expand on them? Why don't you explain why it makes nuclear dangerous for all 9? Enlighten me. And also please supply Pete with your sites so he can respond to them, as he has offered to do. [more]

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jaagu replied to the Energy & Utilities board. 1:31 PM

Re: Oil company turns to wind energy

Only someone with goofy economic ideas thinks data like this doesn't matter.

Mike

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Mike,

I agree that it will probably not happen in 4 years. The article title was [more]

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jaagu replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:27 PM

Re: The handwriting is on the wall for oil.

I wouldn't count on Sweden becoming oil-free, let alone achieving this in 4 years.

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I agree that it will probably not happen in 4 years. The article title was supposed to be [more]

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jaagu replied to the Climate Change board. 3:34 AM

Re: Nuclear Hubris

If you were really concerned about saving lives you would be more concerned about car and road design and not nuclear power.

Mike

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Why do you assume I am only concerned about [more]

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jaagu replied to the Climate Change board. 3:26 AM

Re: Nuclear Hubris

Some people claim that Chernobyl is a environmental paradise, that Fukushima did not kill anyone, that people should have not been evacuated from Fukushima, and many more idiotic beliefs in our society.

If you can provide some links, I will [more]

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jaagu replied to the Climate Change board. 2:46 AM

Re: Nuclear Hubris

totolapse writes:

The fact is that nuclear power is not as dangerous as it is made out to be.

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What is your basis for claiming nuclear power is not dangerous?

You are [more]

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jaagu replied to the Climate Change board. 2:18 AM

Re: Nuclear Hubris

>Some people keep saying that nuclear power is not dangerous, and that nuclear power is the safest form of power generation.

If you can provide some links, I will address these ideas.

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jaagu replied to the Climate Change board. 2:17 AM

Re: Nuclear Hubris

It is a false straw man to imply that the nuclear industry claims that splitting atoms isn't a dangerous thing.

Mike

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Mike,

Pete and his "nuclear expert" [more]

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jaagu replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:02 AM

Re: The handwriting is on the wall for oil.

Yeah he believed the Germans when they said they would tear down the brand new lignite and coal plants as well, instead they built more. The Swedes love their cars and many of them are Volvos and Saabs that last forever. My daughter drives a 16 year [more]

Fri Apr 29

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jaagu posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 4:00 PM

The handwriting is on the wall for oil.

April 25, 2016

Statoil ASA, Norway’s biggest oil company, bought a 50 percent stake in EON SE’s Arkona offshore wind farm, entering the German market and widening its renewable-energy portfolio as it scales back its funding for traditional [more]

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jaagu replied to the Energy & Utilities board. 3:54 PM

Re: Oil company turns to wind energy

As an engineer you say the silliest things sometimes. I will perhaps believe it is the end for oil when jaagu announces he has scrapped his big old truck and car that burn liquid fuel?

Tim <such bloody [more]

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jaagu posted to the Energy & Utilities board. 1:27 AM

Oil company turns to wind energy

April 25, 2016

Statoil ASA, Norway’s biggest oil company, bought a 50 percent stake in EON SE’s Arkona offshore wind farm, entering the German market and widening its renewable-energy portfolio as it scales back its funding for traditional [more]

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jaagu posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:42 AM

Subsidy for old nuke & coal plants blocked

This is a big deal issue in Ohio. I am glad that FERC put a stop to this foolishness.

FERC Blocks Ohio Power Plant Subsidy Deal

04/27/2016

Throwing yet another twist into a long-running saga, the Federal Energy Regulatory [more]

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jaagu posted to the Climate Change board. 12:39 AM

FERC blocks Ohio coal & nuke subsidy

FERC Blocks Ohio Power Plant Subsidy Deal

04/27/2016

Throwing yet another twist into a long-running saga, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on April 27 blocked a pair of power purchase agreements (PPAs) that would have [more]

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jaagu replied to the Climate Change board. 12:17 AM

Re: Nuclear Hubris

>The assumption that nuclear technology is inherently benign...

Is this an article about some parallel Earth?

Peter


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Not at all!

Some people keep saying [more]

Thu Apr 28

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jaagu posted to the Climate Change board. 12:38 PM

Nuclear Hubris

What are the lessons we have, or should have, learned 30 years after this horrendous nuclear disaster? For me, it’s attitudinal. The assumption that nuclear technology is inherently benign is dangerous, although insidiously attractive. In the history [more]

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jaagu posted to the Energy & Utilities board. 12:29 PM

No to coal & nuke plant subsidy deal

FERC Blocks Ohio Power Plant Subsidy Deal

04/27/2016

Throwing yet another twist into a long-running saga, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on April 27 blocked a pair of power purchase agreements (PPAs) that would have [more]

Wed Apr 27

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jaagu posted to the Climate Change board. 4:35 PM

UK offshore wind

Siemens receives major order for 102 wind turbines for offshore wind power plant

April 27, 2016

Siemens has received a major order for its offshore wind power business: the company is to supply, install and commission 102 wind [more]

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jaagu replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:16 AM

Re: ExxonMobil loses coveted AAA credit rating

Exxon Mobil is less likely to actually default on its debt than the US government is.

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Standard and Poor's downgraded ExxonMobil's credit rating from AAA to AA+ on Tuesday because of [more]

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