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Old 01-09-2019, 04:08 PM   #4472 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by oil pan 4 View Post
That's good because the current fix for global warming is to take from, punish and tax the individual so they use less.
Which doesn't nothing to ultimately fix the problem.
Cars still run off gasoline and power plants still burn coal, just a tiny bit less after the government anti carbon beat down.
If they really wanted to fix global warming then nuclear power plants would be used to replace the coal and natural gas base load and the only natural gas plants in use would be emergency peaker plants and to burn off natural gas that may otherwise be flared.
Then only a hand full of coal plants are left that produce fly ash for making high strength, low efflorescent concrete.
Looks like Westinghouse Electric went bankrupt after putting $9-billion into two plants in South Carolina,but there are still two new ones under construction in Georgia,at half completion,and suffering cost overruns,but Toshiba has promised $3.7-billion to complete them.
Evidently,cheap natural gas has really impacted the nuclear industry,as well as less demand for electric power,after energy efficiency improvements and conservation.
China's building 20.
15 in India.
Pakistan
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