Salon notice: “The Future of Nuclear Energy”

Our topic for the evening will be “The Future of Nuclear Energy.” In particular, we will consider the recent news that the Chinese will be testing a thorium reactor, which has the potential to produce electricity relatively safely and inexpensively and with a smaller amount of radioactive waste.

Here’s some background reading to seed our discussion:

https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-021-02459-w

https://bostonreview.net/science-nature/samuel-miller-mcdonald-nuclear-power-our-best-bet-against-climate-change

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