Plan B 4.0 – Book Review

Green (Living) Review

Mobilizing to Save Civilization by Lester R. COULD FOOD SHORTAGES BRING DOWN CIVILIZATION? Mobilizing to Save Civilization (W.W. We know from studying earlier civilizations such as the Sumerians, Mayans, and many others,” says Brown, “that more often than not it was food shortages that led to their demise. It now appears that food may be the weak link in our early twenty-first century civilization as well. The energy transition is under way.

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The Flawed Economics of Nuclear Power

The Green Changemakers

A 2004 International Atomic Energy Agency report estimates the decommissioning cost per reactor at $250–500 million, excluding the cost of removing and disposing of the spent nuclear fuel. The higher uranium price reflects the need to move to ever deeper mines, which increases the energy needed to extract the ore, and the shift to lower-grade ore. Wind yields more energy, more jobs, and more carbon reduction per dollar invested than nuclear. Tags: Energy Economics

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