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Toxic Waste Spill in North Carolina: Coal Ash (Part 1)
 
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Coal ash, which contains many of the world's worst carcinogens, is what's left over when coal is burnt for electricity. An estimated 113 million tons of coal ash are produced annually in the US, and stored in almost every state — some of it literally in people's backyards. With very little government oversight and few safeguards in place, toxic chemicals have been known to leak from these storage sites and into nearby communities, contaminating drinking water and making residents sick. On February 2, 2014, up to 39,000 tons of coal ash and 27 million gallons of contaminated water spilled out into the Dan River in North Carolina after a pipe broke underneath a coal ash pond at a Duke Energy power plant. The environmental disaster thrust Duke Energy, the country’s largest electricity company, into the spotlight, revealing a history of violations and inadequate oversight of ponds at all of its plants across the state. In part one, VICE News travels to North Carolina to visit a river that’s been poisoned with arsenic from a nearby Duke Energy site, speak with a resident who has found toxic heavy metals in her drinking water, and question a Duke Energy spokesperson about the power company’s policies. Watch "Showdown in Coal Country" - http://bit.ly/16LRifW Watch "Petcoke: Toxic Waste in the Windy City" - http://bit.ly/1E2YejO Read "Humans Are Destroying the Environment at a Rate Unprecedented in Over 10,000 Years" - http://bit.ly/1vgvC1R Read "The Economic Cost of Carbon Pollution Is Much Greater Than Estimated, Say Stanford University Researchers" - http://bit.ly/1ATb1b0 Read "The EPA Tightened Rules on Coal Waste, But Not Enough, Say Environmentalists” - http://bit.ly/1vXglsH Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News Check out VICE News for more: http://vicenews.com Follow VICE News here: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vicenews Twitter: https://twitter.com/vicenews Tumblr: http://vicenews.tumblr.com/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/vicenews More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideos
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The Nuclear Waste Problem
 
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Nuclear Energy Explained: Risk or Opportunity
 
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Please Read Below For More Information Anything with the word nuclear next to it usually comes with a fair bit of misunderstanding. Hopefully this video demystifies the process of how nuclear fuels are turned into electricity and how we can use them in combination with renewables in order to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and the effects on the climate that come with high levels of them. Of course, there are many things that have been left out this video as nuclear energy, just as with any other source, has many different factors that need to be taken into account when making decisions. In order to fully understand the situation and make decisions, I highly recommend that you do some research of your own on the topic, rather than simply base your opinion on a four-minute YouTube video. It should also be noted that this video has been made from the perspective of the United States in general. Every area on Earth has different natural resources and environments that determine what works best there. On a lighter note, feel free to keep up with WhatTheWhy on Twitter at https://twitter.com/WhatTheWhy1 . Thanks for watching! Sources*: 20 percent of energy from nuclear power in the U.S.: http://www.nei.org/Knowledge-Center/Nuclear-Statistics/World-Statistics/World-Nuclear-Generation-and-Capacity Percent of electricity from each source http://www.eia.gov/totalenergy/data/monthly/pdf/flow/primary_energy.pdf. Lifetime Carbon Emissions http://srren.ipcc-wg3.de/report/IPCC_SRREN_Annex_II.pdf Carbon Emissions http://www.c2es.org/technology/factsheet/hydropower Nuclear Uprating: http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/doc-collections/fact-sheets/power-uprates.html Costs http://www.world-nuclear.org/info/Economic-Aspects/Economics-of-Nuclear-Power/ Deaths caused by other fuel sources http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg20928053.600-fossil-fuels-are-far-deadlier-than-nuclear-power.html?DCMP=OTC-rss&nsref=online-news#.U4k6SXnctR1 European deaths due to coal use http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2013/jun/12/european-coal-pollution-premature-deaths Indian deaths due to coal use http://india.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/03/22/indias-coal-power-plants-kill-tens-of-thousands-every-year-study-says/?_php=true&_type=blogs&_r=0 http://www.economist.com/node/18441163 http://climate.nasa.gov/news/903 Deaths from coal in the US. http://www.catf.us/fossil/problems/power_plants/ Levelized costs http://www.eia.gov/forecasts/aeo/electricity_generation.cfm http://www.who.int/mediacentre/news/releases/2005/pr38/en/ http://thebulletin.org/managing-nuclear-spent-fuel-policy-lessons-10-country-study http://www.world-nuclear.org/info/Safety-and-Security/Radiation-and-Health/Nuclear-Radiation-and-Health-Effects/ http://www.world-nuclear.org/info/Safety-and-Security/Safety-of-Plants/Safety-of-Nuclear-Power-Reactors/ Union of Concerned Scientists Death Estimate http://allthingsnuclear.org/how-many-cancers-did-chernobyl-really-cause-updated/ International Agency for Research on Cancer http://www.iarc.fr/en/media-centre/pr/2006/pr168.html Deaths Prevented With Nuclear Fuels http://climate.nasa.gov/news/903/ Interesting Run-through of Chernobyl https://leatherbarrowa.exposure.co/chernobyl *Not every source listed was used in the end video.
Views: 283287 WhatTheWhy
Dam collapse creates environmental disaster in Brazil
 
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On November 5, 2015, two dams holding millions of cubic meters of mining waste gave way – launching one of the worst environmental disasters in Brazilian history. Mud – full of dangerous metals – quickly overtook the nearby mining community of Mariana in Minas Gerais state. At least seventeen people were killed. Hundreds more have been displaced by the wall of sludge released in the dam collapse. Music: Echoes of Time by Kevin MacLeod
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Experts Fear Fukushima Nuclear Chain Reaction, Inside Earths Core! Local Radiation Levels
 
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Views: 49759 Leak Project
How Nuclear Power Saves Lives
 
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The Fukushima disaster reignited the nuclear power debate, but it turns out, even with its faults, nuclear power is saving lives! That's according to new NASA study about the effects of pollution on health. So just how many lives are being saved, and why? Trace has the answers. Read More: "Prevented mortality and greenhouse gas emissions from historical and projected nuclear power" http://pubs.acs.org/doi/pdf/10.1021/es3051197 "Using historical production data, we calculate that global nuclear power has prevented about 1.84 million air pollution-related deaths and 64 gigatonnes (Gt) CO2-equivalent greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions that would have resulted from fossil fuel burning." "Nuclear Power Prevents More Deaths Than It Causes" http://cen.acs.org/articles/91/web/2013/04/Nuclear-Power-Prevents-Deaths-Causes.html "Climate Change: Study estimates that nuclear energy leads to substantially fewer pollution-related deaths and greenhouse gas emissions compared with fossil-fuel sources" "James Hansen retires from NASA" http://www.nature.com/news/james-hansen-retires-from-nasa-1.12725 "Outspoken climate scientist gives up NASA post for advocacy role." "Estimating Seasonal Influenza-Associated Deaths in the United States: CDC Study Confirms Variability of Flu" http://www.cdc.gov/flu/about/disease/us_flu-related_deaths.htm "Seasonal influenza-related deaths are deaths that occur in people for whom seasonal influenza infection was likely a contributor to the cause of death, but not necessarily the primary cause of death." DNews is a show about the science of everyday life. We post two new videos every day of the week. Watch More http://www.youtube.com/dnewschannel Subscribe http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzWQYUVCpZqtN93H8RR44Qw?sub_confirmation=1 DNews Twitter https://twitter.com/dnews Anthony Carboni Twitter: https://twitter.com/acarboni Laci Green Twitter https://twitter.com/gogreen18 Trace Dominguez Twitter https://twitter.com/trace501 DNews Facebook http://www.facebook.com/DNews DNews Google+ https://plus.google.com/u/0/106194964544004197170/posts DNews Website http://discoverynews.com/
Views: 66072 Seeker
Fukushima: An Environmental Disaster
 
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The environmental effects of Fukushima
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Nuclear energy in France - The debate after the Fukushima nuclear disaster
 
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The Fukushima disaster has reopened the debate on the dangers of nuclear energy and the transparency of those exploiting a highly politicized industry. In response to the European Commission’s demands, France has agreed to carry out "Stress Tests" to assess the safety of all its power plants. Within an environment where industry and politics are more closely linked than ever, 1,100 incidents were reported last year on French soil. The reason: the massive recourse to subcontracting in the Atomic world. Subscribe to wocomoDOCS for more documentaries: https://goo.gl/sBmGkp Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/wocomo/ ----- Original title: Nuclear Industry, the Human Bomb Director: Elsa Fayner Production : Chasseur d’étoiles Year: 2012
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FUKUSHIMA RADIATION UPDATE, SEVERE DEFORMATIES
 
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Severe and rare abnormalities imply effects of contaminated diet.... Website: enenews.com Photography credit: belongs to their respective owner(s) and not to me. ARTICLE LINK: http://enenews.com/groundbreaking-study-fukushima-radiation-poisoning-wildlife-99-offspring-died-after-eating-food-low-level-contamination-severe-rare-abnormalities-photos DISCLAIMER: This video is not for profit. I read for the visually impaired and for mobile device users. If anyone does not wish to listen to the entire broadcast, please use link(s) provided... The content does not necessarily reflect my own personal viewpoint or opinions. It is up to the viewer to decide. No copyright infringement is ever intended. I do not take any credit for the content, photos, or videos. FAIR USE STATEMENT: This site may contain copyrighted material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. We are making such material available in an effort to advance understanding of environmental, political, human rights, economic, democracy, scientific, and social justice issues, etc. we believe this constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, the material on this site is distributed without profit to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for research and educational purposes. For more information go to: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/...
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Ban Coal/Fossil Fuels, use Nuclear Power, stop Climate Change
 
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http://www.thenewamerican.com/reviews/opinion/item/22031-a-welcome-endorsement-for-nuclear-power Joshua S. Goldstein is emeritus professor of international relations at American University and a research scholar at the University of Massachusetts. Steven Pinker is professor of psychology at Harvard University. These two recently teamed up to pen a lengthy column in the Boston Globe entitled “Inconvenient Truths for the Environmental Movement.” The two men do believe climate change is caused by human action. They contend that burning of fossil fuels to produce electricity by humans — resulting in carbon dioxide being sent into the atmosphere — causes a rise in the earth’s temperature. There are growing numbers of scientists who disagree. But, unlike most of the would-be banners of fossil fuel, Goldstein and Pinker’s solution doesn’t target its use in generating electricity. They thereby separate themselves from environmental extremists who insist that the carbon dioxide byproduct of burning coal and oil to produce electricity is a hazard serious enough to ban the practice. Then they present a strong case for nuclear power. Here’s how these two educators addressed this topic: “Nuclear power is the world’s most abundant and scalable [reachable] carbon-free energy source. In today’s world, every nuclear power plant that is not built is a fossil-fuel plant that does get built…. Yet the use of nuclear power has been stagnant or even contracting.” Their point, of course, is that by not relying on nuclear power, the need for burning coal and oil cannot be avoided if electricity is needed — which it surely is. They then make the point that solar and wind power amounts to a mere one percent of the need and cannot be counted on to meet the needs for electric power. Aware of the fears surrounding nuclear power, Goldstein and Pinker point out that the 2011 Fukushima accident in Japan killed no one. But, they note in sadness, it unnecessarily led Germany to shut down some of its nuclear plants. In France where nuclear power produces three-quarters of the nation’s electricity, environmentalists are forcing a shutdown. And the anti-nukes in America also wrongly claim that Japan’s nuclear accident is reason to abandon nuclear power here. Many Americans can recall the 1979 mishap at Pennsylvania’s Three Mile Island plant. No one died and no one was even hurt. A camper who might have set up his tent right outside the injured plant would never have received any unwanted radiation during the fright-producing coverage of the incident. Pro-nuclear scientist Dr. Edward Teller worked himself into a state of exhaustion attempting to refute the nonsense about this accident being spread by Ralph Nader, Jane Fonda, and others. He actually suffered a heart attack and claimed his countering of the misinformation aimed at the American people led to him to being “the only victim of Three Mile Island.” Late Colorado University Professor Petr Beckmann, the author of The Health Hazards of Not Going Nuclear, consistently sought to counter fears about the use of nuclear power. He pointed to the numerous deaths resulting from mining and transporting coal for power generation and the corresponding safety in the use of nuclear power. Pittsburgh University’s Dr. Bernard Cohen, the author of Nuclear Science and Society, noted the safety associated with nuclear power production. Before he passed away, he stated: “The radiation that a person is exposed to by living within 25 miles of a nuclear plant is less than he would get from one coast-coast airplane flight every ten years.” America should turn to nuclear power for its electricity. We are grateful to Goldstein and Pinker for saying so. John F. McManus is president of The John Birch Society and publisher of The New American.
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Radiation Experts  Fukushima Plant  Out of Control  Nuclear Fuel  is Now in the Ground
 
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Radiation Expert: Fukushima plant "out of control" — Nuclear fuel "is now in the ground... no way they can get at it" — "Will just wash uranium out to sea" — Pollution of Pacific Ocean to continue more or less forever Videos and text here: http://tinyurl.com/kbq37uj Video Fukushima VICE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AAEvT... big thank to nemesis maturity for making this vid. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClTW8hInWWrvVB-tw1DRWFQ
Views: 677 Troy Livingston
The Use of Nuclear Power Stations and their Effects on the Environment and Health
 
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Basic analysis of the effects of nuclear power on the environment
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Fukushima nuclear power plant disaster: Solution (part 1 of 3)
 
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TITLE: How to solve Fukushima nuclear power plant disaster ? (part 1 of 3) どのように福島県原子力発電所の災害を終了するには?(3の第1回) DESCRIPTION: This presentation was made for the Japanese Government, showing how to solve the Fukushima nuclear power plant disaster fast, thoroughly, effectively and competitively. However, this plan was not adopted by the Japanese Government. QUESTIONS & ANSWERS (FAQ): Send your questions directly to office[at]usodc.org. We'll answer every serious request. Thank you. COMMENTS: We've disabled comments. RESOLUTION ISSUE: There is a button right down in the corner of the video-screen. There you may change the resolution. Click also this little double-arrow: It opens a wider screen for video view. FAIR USE NOTICE: This video may contain copyrighted material. Such material is made available for educational purposes only. This constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material as provided for in Title 17 U.S.C. section 107 of the US Copyright Law. TAGS: "TEPCO" "Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant" "Fukushima nuclear accident" "Chernobyl" "nuclear reactor" "radioactivity" "radioactive waste" "Japan" "radioactive contamination" "alternative for conventional reactors" "東電" "福島第一原子力発電所" "福島県原子力事故" "福島" "原子力発電所" "チェルノブイリ" "東京電力株式会社" "原子炉" "放射能" "放射性廃棄物" "日本" "放射能汚染" "従来の原子炉の代替" (translation by http://translate.google.com) CATEGORY: Science & Technology
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Fukushima Fallout Deaths Concerns WorldWide
 
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I don't mean to "scare you", but here is what is happening... A very informative link is HERE: Got Cesium??? Fukushima: Do Not Panic - You Will All Die - Cesium 137 http://youtu.be/X3KNq-PtJZ4 World Record #2 FUKU, Cesium Effects http://youtu.be/octALkPM-N0 Published by by Troy Livingston https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdcPIHhr3Sq_xw1QJbJqk7g and have a peek at: World Record #1 FUKU, The Canary In Coal Mine http://youtu.be/Zh0vr4KZfnE Meanwhile... Just Today (Oct 4, 2014) Nuclear operator raises possible quake strength (Please think THINK about the implications around the World for the already existing old "aging" nuclear power plants) The operator of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in northeastern Japan has increased by 50% its estimate of the strength of an earthquake that could hit the plant. The utility had so far estimated the maximum strength of an earthquake that might hit Fukushima Daiichi at 600 gals and the possible height of a tsunami at 14 meters. But in the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in northeastern Japan, the plant's area registered strength of up to 675 gals and the tsunami height was 15.5 meters. The Nuclear Regulation Authority had instructed the Fukushima Daiichi plant's operator to consider revising its estimates. It made the suggestion to prevent the reactors' containment vessels from being damaged or contaminated water from leaking. The vessels house melted nuclear fuel as a result of the 2011 nuclear accident. At a meeting of experts called by the authority on Friday, the operator of the Fukushima Daiichi suggested raising the estimated strength of a possible earthquake from 600 gals to 900 gals. They also increased the height of a possible tsunami to 26 meters. The authority will shortly decide whether it will approve the figures presented by the utility. ~~~~ Cabinet approves bill on Fukushima waste disposal The Abe Cabinet approved a bill on Friday that will ensure that radioactive soil and other waste stored in Fukushima Prefecture is removed within 30 years. The move follows a demand from local communities near the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant that have agreed to temporarily store contaminated soil and other waste. The facilities are to be built in Futaba and Okuma towns. The bill obliges the central government to ensure that the waste is safely stored, and that it is moved to a final disposal site outside the prefecture within 30 years. Environment Minister said he hopes to gain the trust of the local people. Got Cesium??? World Record #2 FUKU, Cesium Effects http://youtu.be/octALkPM-N0 and World Record #1 FUKU, The Canary In Coal Mine http://youtu.be/Zh0vr4KZfnE Dr. Chris Busby on Heart Problems after exposure to Cesium Link HERE: Pr Chris Busby on children´s heart attacks in Fukushima http://youtu.be/E4Kkuo-IK-A as Always, please feel free to copy paste or resubmit video on any forum you wish. Have a delightful day.
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Nuclear Energy Explained: How does it work? 1/3
 
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Nuclear Energy Explained: How does it work? Nuclear Energy is a controversial subject. The pro- and anti-nuclear lobbies fight furiously, and it's difficult to decide who is right. So we're trying to clear up the issue - in this video we discuss how we got to where we are today, as the basis for discussion. Next week we'll be looking at the arguments for and against nuclear power in detail. To get a free audiobook and support our channel, go to audible.com/nutshell - thanks! : ) PRO VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pVbLlnmxIbY CONTRA VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HEYbgyL5n1g Visit us on our Website, Twitter, Facebook, Patreon or Behance to say hi! You can get the music from the videos here: https://soundcloud.com/epicmountain/nuclear-1 https://epicmountainmusic.bandcamp.com/track/nuclear-1 http://www.epic-mountain.com http://kurzgesagt.org https://www.facebook.com/Kurzgesagt https://twitter.com/Kurz_Gesagt http://www.patreon.com/Kurzgesagt http://www.behance.net/Kurzgesagt Thanks a lot to our lovely Patrons! Stephen Bassett, Raphael Hviding, Sam Elitzer, Andrzej Rejman, OpenGG, Andrew Jagasothy, jordan gardner, AgentK, Mehmet Sevil, Carly Tawse, K A I, Kevin Dam, Charlie, Christopher Lang, Nat Ryall, Jeff Le, Nicholas Holtz, Devir Islas, Arnas Valeika, Kirstie, Francesca Monteiro, James Craver, Broderick, Duncan Cheong, Derek, Juan Manuel Corredor, Osric Lord-Williams, Scott Zell, Jeroen Koerts, Patrick Eyrich, tekbit, Chris Linardos, Tony Morley, Jónatan Nilsson, Nat Thomas Golder, Zr4g0n, Cody, Michal, Caroline Andrewes, Alex Kaplan, Tom Alexander Kutil, Vincent, Okan, Sasha C, KokLiang Lim, Marcelo, Mikel De Uranga, Dean Herbert, Anton Efimenko, trefmanic, Adam Smith, David Garcia Quintas, Gaëtan Duvaux, Eduardo Barbosa, maarten ligtenberg, Ghitea Andrei Paul, Ozan, Ryan, Larry Bunyard, Josh Maleszewski, Volodymyr Khomenko, Sebastian Laiseca, Chase, Michael Slade, Scarlet Barton, Matthew Gill, Aaron, Alexander Heavens, Alexander Ahn, Arrngrim, Fluffy19, Adam Primaeros, Jan Schmid, Sara Shah, Gard Fredrik Skuland, Veselin Kostadinov, Jonathan Velazquez Gore, Daniel, Philly Cashion, Seona Tea, Clayton Fussell, Daniel Gonzalez, Stephen Joseph DCruz, Morten, Dan Q, Thomas Lee, Finn Edwards, David Taylor, Corbin, Fabricio Godoy, Charles Kuang, Alan Feyaerts, Maximilian Ritter, Jesse MacLean, Matt Collins, Yousif, Jesse Powell, Dan Treasure, nga⁴, 冠瑋 陳, Wei Wong, Praveen Muthu, Jon Davis, Bahjat, Mike Mintz, Jem Arnold, Steffen Weng, Igor Benicio de Mesquita, Lars Vas Dias, Greeny Liu, Tibor Schiemann, dante harper, Bünyamin Tetik, Eli Fisker, Joe Pond, Jørgen Smalås, Gustavo, Tommi Mansikka, Dario Wünsch, Matthew Macomber, Daniel McCouid-Carr, Neelfyn, Muath, Edgar Duarte Ortega, Stephen Chen, Alipasha Sadri, Kevin P, Steven Ratner, Theo Alves Monteiro, Brucelow, José, Tony Montuori, Philipp Weber, Brad Wardell, David Davenport-Firth, Alexander Scheffer, Eric, Austin, Enrico, Hamad, Andrew Connor, Ignacio Flores, Tom Langford, Vaelohs, Peter Schuller, Bear, Brandy Alexander, Mark Govea, Alexander Kosenkov, Eric, Wesley Sheridan Montgomery, Artem Anchugov, Brandon Liu, Erven, varinder singh bal, Scott Laing, Philip Freeman, Gizem Gürkan, George Chearswat, Tim, Victor, Martin Fink-Jensen, Josh Allen, oscar gautama, Karl Snickars, Jennifer Hiller, Bruno Araújo, Maarten Bremer, Daniel OCL, Carlos Bohorquez, Elchus, RobPT, Hugo, Lethargicpanda, Amdrew, Minghan Ko, Mark Scheurwater, David Harbinson, Rikard Nyberg, Collin Banko, Florian Guitton, Jezariael Demos, Ajay Shekhar,  Nick Yonge, Jon Moroney, Eugene Cham, Renaud Savignard, James, Viktor Asklund, Ryan, somersault18:24, Ben Shackman, Pranab Shenoy, Terry Lipstein, Tim Carll, Javier de la Garza, Rory Bennett, Jan Berdel, Sieglinde Geisel, Jeff Churchill Nuclear Energy Explained: How does it work? Help us caption & translate this video! http://www.youtube.com/timedtext_cs_panel?c=UCsXVk37bltHxD1rDPwtNM8Q&tab=2
Nuclear Energy Development & The Fukushima Accident: Nader Bagherzadeh at TEDxUCIrvine
 
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In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
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Water pollution found at coal ash dumps
 
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Duke Energy confirmed reports that tests have shown trace amounts of radioactivity in groundwater around some of its coal ash plants.
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Global Warming: Greens vs Nuclear - "Th" Thorium Documentary
 
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http://thoriumremix.com Coal ash piles contain more radioactive material than released by any operating nuclear power plant. Pollution from coal kills hundreds of thousands of people every year. Yet Germany and Japan are building additional coal plants to replace nuclear power plants. This has a short-term cost in lives (due to air pollution) and very serious implications for global warming. As our van of thorium advocates discuss various energy options, we hear from prominent environmentalists and climatologists who support (or who have recently come to support) expansion of nuclear power. Support of nuclear power among climate scientists is nothing new, but creating this video would have been impossible even 1 year ago. That we can quickly summarize why these scientists changes their minds is thanks to "Pandora's Promise" http://pandoraspromise.com/ by Robert Stone (prominent environmentalist). He had come to change his mind about nuclear power, and has fellow environmentalists explain their own pro-nuclear reasoning as an indirect means of expressing his own. What "Pandora's Promise" does not include is Robert Stone's own voice (except when he confronts prominent anti-nuke Dr. Helen Caldicott from behind the camera). It is Robert Stone (and fellow pro-nuclear environmentalists) interviews surrounding Pandora's Promise that has allowed this video summary to be created. Baroness Bryony Worthington's offers additional commentary on the environmentalist perspective, having worked on climate change for Friends of the Earth, and drafted the extremely impactful UK Climate Change Bill. The bills was passed in late 2013, and helps ensure that existing coal plants in UK need to meet similar emission standards as new ones... a significant step in reducing UK GHG emissions. "Next Generation Reactors" are discussed by both Pandora's Promise environmentalists, and our van full of thorium advocates. Not every environmentalist or scientist shown here is talking in support of the same "next generation" reactor. We take a closer look at different next-generation reactors in a future video chapter. But all pro-nuclear scientists do agree that any next-generation reactor will achieve a much higher level of passive safety ("walk away safe"), will help reduce our carbon emissions, and will save hundreds of thousands of lives thanks to reductions in deadly air pollution created by burning fossil fuels. "Thorium" music theme by KiloWatts: http://kilowattsmusic.com Online content contained in this video: TVA ASH spill.m2ts: http://youtu.be/KexHH_PAz88 Bryony Worthington speaking at the CDKN Action Lab: http://youtu.be/X3xseCcfMZY Ferris Bueller's Day Off: https://itunes.apple.com/us/movie/ferris-buellers-day-off/id285663978 Coal, Freight and Passenger Trains: http://youtu.be/qRyEbEh8ed0 Natural gas pipes: http://acvoters.org/images/aupetitplombierintegrationgaz.jpg James Hansen on Nuclear Power: http://youtu.be/CZExWtXAZ7M Pandora's Promise footage from CNN: http://cnnpressroom.blogs.cnn.com/2013/11/06/new-day-debate-pandoras-promise-is-nuclear-power-the-answer-to-climate-change/ Michael Moore & Robert Stone at The Traverse City Film Festival: http://youtu.be/C5LVLUo8VyA We have seen the energy future and it's nuclear: IQ2 debate (Bed Heard): http://youtu.be/HEkgnadrSdQ New Politics for a New Century (Michael Shellenberger): http://youtu.be/4GN0Q9j9_Ok Fukushima disaster has convinced him to support nuclear power - George Monbiot: http://youtu.be/SsjzyIszUHI Why Environmentalists Must Accept Nuclear (Stewart Brand): http://youtu.be/-RKkkcL61Cc Mark Lynas thinking the unthinkable on nuclear power: http://youtu.be/6pXiiQBknHM The Corporation (Ray Anderson & Milton Friedman from extended interview footage): http://thecorporation.com/ Germany Protest Nuclear Power: http://youtu.be/b-I3Sz49j0U Sierra Club: Nuclear power not needed; wind and solar are: http://youtu.be/-4Ejkgi_YZE How Many Light Bulbs? (David MacKay): http://vimeo.com/4239056 Crossfire: Nader & Shellenberger debate nuclear power: http://youtu.be/HbWVfxRG8zA Elizabeth May on Uranium Mining: http://youtu.be/vI-J27M3tb8 Elizabeth May for Calgary Greens: http://youtu.be/L0yDMsYUw38 ACCIONA Windpower AW3000 Turbines at the Pioneer Grove Wind: http://youtu.be/ccJwlirTd-c New oil changing technique in wind turbines: http://youtu.be/9xwY4Zs3TTc Faces of Green Jobs: http://youtu.be/n_xcvpM-UV0 Wind Turbines: My First Climb: http://youtu.be/6xYu5HCsjDc Wind Turbine Service Technicians: http://youtu.be/ZgaD5b_bdzs Magic Washing Machine (Hans Rosling): http://youtu.be/BZoKfap4g4w "GREENS vs THORIUM" is chapter 8 of a documentary called "Th", about the element Thorium. The entire documentary can be found at... http://thoriumremix.com/th/ "Th08" is "Th" thorium documentary Part 8, iteration v436.
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Nuclear Watch: Fukushima 4th Hiroko Goto + Indian Point + Uranium Mining  3/10/2015
 
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Reporting the catastrophic consequences of the Fukushima disaster on its 4th Anniversary, along with considering the danger of a similar nuclear reactor, Indian Point, operating on an expired license only 25 miles from New York City. Moderated by Alice Slater. Law Professor Hiroko Goto, Vice President of Human Rights Now provides updates about the ongoing and catastrophic effects of Fukushima; Marilyn Elie, Indian Point Safe Energy Coalition explains why we must shut down Indian Point now; Jennifer Thurston, Information Network for Responsible Mining; Leona Morgan, Dine, No Nukes; and Klee Bradley, Dine of Colorado, of Clean up the Mines make the connection between what happens during uranium mining, the catastrophic damage it does to people and the land, for the fuel to power Indian Point and Fukushima Event March 10, 2015 sponsored by The Manhattan Project, Shut Down Indian Point Now! & NYC Safe Energy Coalition, at Goddard Riverside Community Center. video: Joe Friendly https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCl76uF5GIuimTYxe-JjdsLA
Brazil's Mine Disaster Raises Health and Environmental Risks
 
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Amid increasingly dire search efforts in a village devastated by the mudslides, health and environmental concerns are raised. Mud and waste water from burst dams at a Brazilian iron ore mine cut off drinking water in cities more than 300 km (186 miles) downstream on Monday. Officials have confirmed two deaths since Thursday's tragedy and are working to identify two more corpses recovered on Sunday. There are still 25 people missing. officials said on Monday, Governador Valadares, a city of 280,000, has cut off its municipal water supply for 24 hours so far and will keep testing the water until the mud passes. The tragedy has galvanized government officials, environmentalists and outraged residents to call for tighter regulation of the powerful mining industry. http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/topNews/~3/S_wWgc_7pSE/story01.htm http://www.wochit.com This video was produced by Wochit using http://wochit.com
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DANGER !! Fukushima Ice wall Another Deadly Fable From Tepco & Nuke Industry
 
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Tepco soulless spin machines have a incredible consistence history of lying about every facet says Nuclear Expert Dana Durnford . Save me to bookmark the subscription doesn,t always work !! Your donation will help us sustain this most resource-intensive form of journalism, ensuring that the most complex and important stories still get told. paypal https://www.paypal.me/danadurnford or use credit card at my site http://www.thenuclearproctologist.org/ Thursday, August 17, 2017 Dnevnik Slovenia - Vas, pol kilometra pod njo pa jedrski odpadki - Mihael Šorl Times of India - Scrap businessman held for trying to sell depleted uranium gets bail Gisborne Herald NZ - Not a nuclear weapon R&D - Building The Next Generation of Nuclear Reactors - Ryan Bushey Dissident Voice - The One True Faith: Atomic Weapons are God's Gift to the United States of America, Alone - T.P. Wilkinson WSLS 10 Roanoke - Radford Army Ammunition Plant announces results of pollution testing--Perchlorate was not detected during the drone testing - Rob Manch, Rachel Lucas KUNC Greeley, CO - Proposed Rocky Flats Visitor's Center Renews Debate Over What To Do With Former Nuclear Site - Kyra Buckley Bloomberg - Editorial: Better Nukes Mean a Safer World--A $1 trillion nuclear modernization project is underway. Here's how the U.S. can spend that money wisely Bloomberg - Taiwan Blackout Seen Pressuring Tsai to Reconsider Energy Policy - Stephen Stapczynski Reuters - TABLE-Swiss nuclear plant outages and restarts - Vera Eckert Reuters - Experts predict more North Korean nuclear tests - Christine Kim Reuters - What will Kim do next? Sixth nuclear test seen critical for North Korea - Christine Kim and David Brunnstrom U.S. News & World Report - Subsidies for Nuclear Reactor Projects Waste Taxpayer Money - Ryan Alexander BBC - Radioactive 'pooh sticks' trace carbon's ocean journey - Matt McGrath Kyodo News - Opinion: Japan's intentional plutonium surplus - Alan J. Kuperman Japan Times - China and the North Korean nuclear challenge--In Beijing's eyes, the status quo is preferable to the upheaval that would result from action to topple Kim - Ramesh Thakur Business Insider - Nuclear explosions from the past are still causing cancer and health problems today - Kevin Loria Houston Chronicle - What would nuclear collapse do to the Texas economy? - James Osborne Central Penn Business Journal - Gas group's poll shows low support for nuke bailoutPro-TMI coalition says its numbers suggest otherwise - Roger DuPuis CNBC - Three Mile Island at center of energy debate: Let struggling nuclear plants close or save them - Tom DiChristopher Independent Barents Observer - First load of nuclear waste from Andreeva Bay arrives in Mayak--Now starts the reprocessing of Russia's Arctic Cold War-era legacy next door the the plant where Stalin's first nuclear bomb was made. - Thomas Nilsen Reading Eagle - Neighbors of Limerick nuclear plant will get free potassium iodide tablets Platts - US power companies have a history of walking away from nuclear projects - William Freebairn Energy Business Review - Georgia Power installs first steam generator at Vogtle nuclear expansion project in US World Nuclear News - First steam generator in place at Vogtle World Nuclear News - Mayak receives nuclear sub fuel from Andreeva Bay World Nuclear News - EDF ordered to check component records Power Engineering - Georgia Regulators Seek More Information on Vogtle Expansion - Power Engineering WNEP16abc Moosic, PA - Nuclear Plant Siren Test Scheduled for Thursday Morning - Bill Michlowski Decatur Daily - Browns Ferry nuke plant to increase power output - Evan Belanger RT - Russia's Rosatom to build nuclear power plant in China Energy Collective - Nuclear and Coal Lobbies Threaten to Scupper Renewables in South Africa - Hartmut Winkler
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How fear of nuclear power is hurting the environment | Michael Shellenberger
 
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"We're not in a clean energy revolution; we're in a clean energy crisis," says climate policy expert Michael Shellenberger. His surprising solution: nuclear. In this passionate talk, he explains why it's time to overcome longstanding fears of the technology, and why he and other environmentalists believe it's past time to embrace nuclear as a viable and desirable source of clean power. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and much more. Find closed captions and translated subtitles in many languages at http://www.ted.com/translate Follow TED news on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/tednews Like TED on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TED Subscribe to our channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/TEDtalksDirector
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How Does Nuclear Power Plants Affect The Environment?
 
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Morgan isbn 978 0 08 019956 6your selection(s) could results 1 10 of 3948 (1) the amount iodine 129 instantly released, if and when nuclear waste dump leaks, is seven times as large in case high burn up produced bythe epr reactor, compared to typical currently operating world reactors. Environmental impacts of power plants wisconsin public service is nuclear safe for humans and the environment climate energy institutekey issues health landscape, community. Nuclear power plants use the nuclear fission reaction to create steam do same. Because nuclear energy has such a small impact on its surroundings, power plants provide excellent habitat for all species of closing hurts the environment. True, nuclear power may not be as obviously pollutive coal, but the chemicals it releases can contaminate groundwater, air and plants this pollution lingers for decades. How does nuclear energy affect the environment? . Sciencing sciencing nuclear energy affect environment 4566966. Nuclear power and the environment energy explained, your environmental impact of nuclear generation plants stanford universityhow does affect environment? Youtube. Fossil fuel fired and biomass plants burn fuels to make either hot air or steam needed spin power turbines generating electricity. While current nuclear plants affect those shorelines much less than large hydro dams do, they are still significant users of water. However, the processes for mining and refining uranium ore making reactor fuel all require large amounts of energy 15 jun 2016 nuclear impacts on environment. Sciencing how does nuclear energy affect the environment? . How does nuclear power affect the environment? Blue castle environmental impact of plants sciencedirectgreenpeace india. The use of coal, gas and oil is also associated. The environmental effects of nuclear power generation are examined from the construction a plant and its ancillary operations up to impact assessments concerning impacts on land use, soils, wildlife present site. How does nuclear energy affect the environment? How Environmental impact of power wikipedia. Nuclear energy provides 97 percent of new jersey's clean. How does nuclear energy affect the environment? Environmental impact of power wikipedia. The effects of nuclear power on aquatic habitat are modest and well managed, waste from the plant is managed to point disposal, while a substantial part fossil fuel waste, especially stack gases particulates allowance system does not directly reward firms that build non emitting units because these usually granted allowances, though impact this report outlines main general impacts environment landscape, communities employment. Html "imx0m" url? Q webcache. Proceedings of a conference held november 26 30, 1974, sponsored by the school nuclear engineering, georgia institute technology, atlanta, 30332 usakaram and karl z. While nuclear energy does not produce carbon emissions directly, the construction of 26 mar 2011 these can range from en
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10 MOST TOXIC Places On Earth
 
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From the DIRTIEST Cities, to nuclear wastelands ; these are the 10 MOST TOXIC Places On Earth. HEY YOU ! There are more awesome videos being made every week, like and subscribe to World Unearthed so you don't miss a beat ! 10.La Oroya | Peru 9.Dhaka | Bangladesh 8. Norilsk | Russia The city has been branded as the most polluted city in Russia, where the snow is black, air tastes like sulfur and rivers run red. Life expectancy of employees in the smelter is 10 years below the Russian average. By some estimates, 1% of the world`s sulfur dioxide emission comes from the Norilsk nickel mines. Nearly 500 tons of copper and nickel as well as two million tons of sulfur dioxide are released into the air, annually. In 2016 the nearby Daldykan River turned red and the evidence pointed to privately owned wastewater pipes. The company accepted the responsibility while claiming that the coloring was of no danger to humans or wildlife. The smelting plant was in the process of being modernized and steps are being taken in order to reduce pollution. 7.Nevada Proving Grounds | Nevada Nevada Proving Grounds, now known as the Nevada Test Site or Nevada National Security Site is a U. S. Department of Energy reservation in Nye County, Nevada, 65 miles northwest from Las Vegas. The tests stopped in 1994 but the area is still extremely radioactive. Even though the radioactivity in the water is gradually declining, isotopes like plutonium and uranium could pose risks to workers or future settlers on the NNSS for tens of thousands of years. 6.Shanghai | China In December of 2013, Shanghai suffered a great spike in air pollution when the so called “2013 Eastern China Smog” occurred. The pollution levels were between 23 and 31 times the international standard. Nearly one-third of all government vehicles were pulled off the streets, construction work was halted, student`s outdoor activities were suspended, flights were cancelled or diverted. And even though air pollution in Shanghai is substantial by the world standard, it is still lower than other cities in China. Among the top 500 most polluted cities in the world, Chinese cities hold 179 spots. Thankfully, China is taking extremely serious measures to reduce pollution, closing coal factories, smelters and mills while switching over to more eco-friendly energy sources. 5.Northwest Arctic | Alaska Out of all the states in the union, Alaska produces the most toxins, outranking every other state by nearly 3 times. A closer look reveals that 91% of all of Alaska`s emissions come from one county, Northwest Arctic, most of it originating from one city – Kotzebue, population 7,500. So how is it possible that a tiny city, in the middle of nowhere Alaska is responsible for so much pollution? Well, just 90 miles from Kotzebue is Red Dog Mine, the largest source of zinc in the world. It was established in 1987 and each year, it releases 756 million pounds of toxins into the environment. 4.Asse II mine | Germany The Asse II mine opened between 1906, initially extracting potash (until 1925) and producing rock salt (1916-1964). But during the period between 1964 and 1995 the mine was used as a storage of radioactive waste. Now, this mine has been abandoned, with barrels of low-level and medium-level waste in a jumbled heap, some of it not even contained properly. There`s fears that the mine could fill with water and authorities are rushing to remove the waste with remotely operated vehicles since it is unsafe for workers to go in there. 3. | New Mexico The Waste Isolation Pilot Plant’s history is relatively short, it became operational in 1999. The facility is used to store transuranic waste left over from nuclear weapons research. Transuranic waste consists of clothing, tools, rags, residues, debris, soil and other items contaminated with radioactive elements, mostly plutonium. 2.Pacific Proving Grounds | Pacific Ocean Pacific Proving Grounds is the name given to a number of sites on the Marshall Islands and in the Pacific Ocean which were used for nuclear testing between 1946 and 1962. The US conducted 105 atmospheric and underwater nuclear tests in the Pacific. 1.Pripyat | Ukraine 50000 People used to live here... Now it's a ghost town. Radiation levels were so high that Nuclear Power stations in Sweden, Finland and Norway detected the anomaly. Twenty years later, the area is still uninhabitable. Except for the 197 people living in 11 villages scattered in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone. The average age is 63.
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Fukushima : Fake Radiation Scanner Custom Built To Scam Children Legal In Japan
 
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Is there anyone honest left on earth in media ?? This is a sickening story with fake studies to support the lies and the web sites like Vice motherboard and BBC pumping it out like its the greatest thing since sliced bread has horrific consequences . https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/a-baby-sized-radiation-scanner-for-peace-of-mind-in-fukushima VOX Media on youtube Vox Video is Joe Posner, Joss Fong, Estelle Caswell, Johnny Harris, Phil Edwards, Carlos Waters, Gina Barton, Liz Scheltens, Liz Plank, Christophe Haubursin, Carlos Maza, Coleman Lowndes, Matteen Mokalla, Dion Lee, Dean Peterson, Mac Schneider, Sam Ellis, Valerie Lapinski, Michael Cades, Mona Lalwani, . Just as crazy is the monsters of Vox.com they have a new video where they claim nuclear plants are good wholesome and harmless making claims it is even good for the environment i heartbreaking . The fight to rethink (and reinvent) nuclear power https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=poPLSgbSO6k Australia activist wins environmental award for blocking coal mine not Uranium mine lmao Save me to bookmark the subscription doesn,t always work !! Please support THIS HIGH BALL OPERATION we need support to have the material and ability to make a difference please donate at paypal https://www.paypal.me/danadurnford or use credit card at my site thenuclearproctologist.org its a big company handling those transaction so its very reliable . http://www.thenuclearproctologist.org/ My Twitter http://bit.ly/2ccwu8G Fukushima : Help Stop Killer Victoria B.C. Travel Agent LOUIS LAMOUREUX http://bit.ly/2aBM9gc See study's on marine life on Canada pre fukushima - B.C. CANADA Marine and Animal Studies http://ibis.geog.ubc.ca/biodiversity/efauna/SpeciesChecklists.html Toxicity of inhaled plutonium dioxide in beagle dogs https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8927705 Fukushima Reactors #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J6l2YxxQZz4 "Plutopia: Nuclear Families, American Plutonium Disasters" Kate Brown http://www.booktv.org/Watch/15010/Plutopia+Nuclear+Families+Atomic+Cities+and+the+Great+Soviet+and+American+Plutonium+Disasters.aspx Battle for humanity nearly lost: global food supply deliberately engineered to end life, not nourish it http://www.naturalnews.com/043995_human_civilization_processed_food_stealth_war.html Radchick: http://climateviewer.com/category/radchick/ Fukushima triggers jump in airline pilot/passenger heart attacks, cancers, rad symptoms http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EOtxx7zpyz0 Leuren Moret: Fukushima radiation made Hawaii Pacific islands unsafe for humans http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PST3HysmSPk Is Thunderf00t Fukushima Fallout Illiterate or a Shithead http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w4QmwkCHS40 ------- Philippines Carnage Direct Result of Fukushima Radiation http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sabVRft-Q4Y Rad Chick - Coverup Of Radiation Exposure Of US Servicemen Near Fukushima Operation Tomodachi http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qcwl0NyvspQ Download 2000 plus pictures http://photo.tepco.co.jp/en/date/2013/201302-e/130201-01e.html Leuren Moret Fukushima Much worse than we have been told http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zkZ7v_6nsl0 . Uranyl peroxide enhanced nuclear fuel corrosion in seawater http://www.pnas.org/content/109/6/1874.full Canada Busted Covering Up Fukushima Radiation http://www.washingtonsblog.com/2013/12/canada-busted-lying-fukushima-radiation.html Model simulations dispersal of 137Cs released into the Pacific Ocean Fukushima http://iopscience.iop.org/1748-9326/7/3/034004/article The death-streams recorded by Canadian Govt depositing death plumes 9 days later around entire coast BC Canada and it has continued for over 1100 days http://web.sca.uqam.ca/~wgne/CMOS/PRESENTATIONS/5648_damours.pdf FOIAs Related to Japan's Emergency http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/foia/japan-foia-info.html DCA University of Alberta Doctors Discover A Cure For Cancer - http://bit.ly/1kg9hwO Nuked Pacific with Lauren? Moret & Rad Chick watch http://bit.ly/2bWFXP7 Excellent ! Chernobyl 3828 http://bit.ly/2bMUPgY enenews is a great site go there and type in any subject http://enenews.com/ http://nucnews.com/whatsnew.php VERY COOL PEOPLE Rad Chick http://bit.ly/2cAvA7l Susan Duclos http://bit.ly/2crSQTZ the raw vegan warrior http://bit.ly/2bNc9Hl missingsky102 http://bit.ly/2bNar8U http://www.leurenmoret.info/ Pinksapphiret2 http://bit.ly/2bNbqpA Andrew Ebisu http://www.youtube.com/user/andrewebisu/videos Alexander Backman concienciaradio http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ozrx9BSLWDo Staceylane74 http://www.youtube.com/user/Staceylane74 Stacey Anderson http://www.youtube.com/user/pookilee h.thomas ackermann https://www.youtube.com/user/artrant/videos kevindblanch http://www.youtube.com/user/kevindblanch http://savekidsjapan.blogspot.ca/ . Find Dana Durnford TheNuclearProctologist live on http://livestream.com/accounts/16291058 .
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Ocean Sampling Fukushima Radiation
 
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Dr. Ken Buesseler of the Wood Hole Oceanographic Institution and founder of the website OurRadioactiveOcean.org, demonstrates how citizen groups can join his effort to monitor levels of radioactive contamination from the on-going Fukushima nuclear disaster up and down the North American west coast. The sampling demonstration at Bodega Head, north of San Francisco, was organized by John Bertucci, co-founder of Fukushima Response Campaign, in cooperation with Dan Sythe, CEO of IMI - International Medcom, Inc.. In the absence of monitoring efforts by the pro-nuclear U.S. Government, this citizen-funded grassroots project aims at establishing a base-line of current radiation levels so as to track expected increases in the coming months and years, as Fukushima continues to pour radioactive pollution into the Pacific, and ocean currents continue to transport it westward. For more info: http://www.ourradioactiveocean.org/ https://www.facebook.com/FukushimaResponseCampaign http://medcom.com/
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🇮🇳 India's Coal Rush | 101 East
 
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India is hungry for energy. Over 173 power plants, all of them coal-fired, will be built to power the nation's high-tech industries and booming cities. This is accelerating an ongoing “coal rush” which has put our dirtiest fossil fuel at the heart of India’s breakneck growth, and could soon make a single state, Andhra Pradesh, one of the world’s top 20 carbon emitters. But not everyone is convinced that this boom is a blessing. Physicist and businessman, Asoke Agarwal believes that India is heading for disaster: "It is time that we think of a more austere way of living. That was what India was famous for earlier. Today we have just aped the West. The West has gone at a speed at which they are destroying themselves, and we are following them. So it is high time that we realise that there is something drastically wrong with our economy." On 101 East, filmmaker Orlando de Guzman takes a dark journey through the coal belt of Jharkhand and West Bengal, to look at the winners and losers of this booming industry. More from 101 East on: YouTube - http://aje.io/101eastYouTube Facebook - http://facebook.com/101east Twitter - http://twitter.com/aj101east Instagram - http://instagram.com/aj101east Website - http://aljazeera.com/101east
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Nuclear Safe? 3 Mile Island, Fukushima, Chernobyl just 'bumps along the way'
 
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Events at Fukushima should not be called a nuclear disaster, says John Ritch, Director General of the World Nuclear Association. He explains to RT why he thinks nuclear energy is still one of the safest sources of power - and getting safer. ­The history of nuclear energy goes back more than half of a century, to when the first experimental reactors were built in the 1950s. The technology of nuclear energy production is still new. Despite several bumps in its development, including the Chernobyl disaster in Ukraine in 1985 and this year's accident at Fukushima Daiichi in Japan, enormous changes have taken place in this period of time. "The remarkable thing about this technology is how essentially safe if has been," said nuclear energy expert John Ritch. "It does not produce emissions into the global atmosphere. And it has only on very rare occasions harmed anyone. In the meantime, we have had millions of fatalities from the extraction of fossil fuels from the surface of the earth and the health consequences of carbon emissions." The question of waste is one of the most fundamentally misunderstood aspects of nuclear energy, argues Ritch. The expert says that waste is the greatest comparative asset of nuclear power. Coal, natural gas or oil production uses the global public atmosphere as an enormous waste dump at the stage of both burning and transmitting - such as when gas, for instance, leaks from pipes. "Right now we are emitting carbon dioxide at the rate of 30 billion tons per year, which is 800 tons per second, into the planetary atmosphere," said Ritch. "Nuclear energy is producing a considerable portion of the world's electricity - one sixth, while producing an amount of radioactive waste that is equivalent to the size of the fuel." The waste becomes highly radioactive and must be safely stored. The wonder of nuclear energy, continues the expert, is that it can be managed. Nuclear waste can be safely stored in the immediate term, right after it comes out of the reactor, and eventually be put into long term storage containers. The containers are then placed back into the earth in geological depositories that are carefully selected. In the end, it is no ultimate harm either to people, or the environment. Even when we talk of the Fukushima disaster, we must note that the 24,000 people who died as a result of March's tragic events were killed by the earthquake and tsunami. But the media keeps coming up with the "nuclear disaster" hype, while there has not been a single case of a radiation fatality there, Ritch pointed out. This worse-case nuclear event has inflicted relatively little damage."The Japanese made a mistake. The fundamental mistake they made was deciding that the worst tsunami they might encounter would come at a certain height. They misjudged. And the result was that they did not have waterproof backup cooling systems," said Ritch. RT on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/RTnews RT on Twitter: http://twitter.com/RT_com
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3 years after Fukushima, Japan's energy policy still in limbo... - #Focus
 
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3 years ago the north-eastern coastline of Japan was hit by a gigantic tsunami. Beyond the thousands of people who died, the many more who saw their homes and towns destroyed, this natural disaster also triggered an industrial and environmental one. The Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear facility was badly crippled by the monumental waves. In the aftermath of this accident - which is ongoing and remains a critical health and environmental hazard for both Japan and the rest of mankind- the Japanese government decided to stop all of the country's 48 nuclear reactors. Law-makers have made it clear: nuclear plants will not re-open until drastic security measures are implemented to consolidate the existing infrastructure. Yet Prime Minister Shinzo remains determined to re-open these nuclear plants, a position he expressed once more on Monday, as he addressed the Japanese Senate. Meanwhile many Japanese citizens have grown wary of the nuclear industry and anti-nuclear activists are trying to build-up momentum on such feelings... 03/11/2014 FOCUS An exclusive in-depth report from a FRANCE24 correspondent, followed by comment and analysis with the author and the anchor in the newsroom in Paris. FRANCE 24 INTERNATIONAL NEWS 24/7 http://www.france24.com
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Nuclear Energy
 
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025 - Nuclear Energy In this video Paul Andersen explains how nuclear energy is released during fission of radioactive uranium. Light water reactors, nuclear waste, and nuclear accidents are also discussed along with the future of nuclear energy. Do you speak another language? Help me translate my videos: http://www.bozemanscience.com/translations/ Music Attribution Intro Title: I4dsong_loop_main.wav Artist: CosmicD Link to sound: http://www.freesound.org/people/CosmicD/sounds/72556/ Creative Commons Atribution License Outro Title: String Theory Artist: Herman Jolly http://sunsetvalley.bandcamp.com/track/string-theory All of the images are licensed under creative commons and public domain licensing: Delphi234. (2014). English: History of nuclear power in the world. Data is from IAEA and EIA. Retrieved from https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Nuclear_power_history.svg DOE. ([object HTMLTableCellElement]). English: Spent fuel pool at a nuclear power plant. http://www.ocrwm.doe.gov/curriculum/unit1/lesson3reading.shtml. Retrieved from https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Fuel_pool.jpg File:Chernobyl Disaster.jpg. (2014, April 30). In Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=File:Chernobyl_Disaster.jpg&oldid=606437678 Globe, D. (2011). English: The Fukushima I Nuclear Power Plant after the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami. Reactor 1 to 4 from right to left. Retrieved from https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Fukushima_I_by_Digital_Globe.jpg lightningBy ZaWertun. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://openclipart.org/detail/190134/lightning Spoon, S. (2011). English: en:International Nuclear Event Scale. Retrieved from https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:INES_en.svg UK, C. R. (2014). Diagram showing a lobectomy of the thyroid gland. Retrieved from https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Diagram_showing_a_lobectomy_of_the_thyroid_gland_CRUK_067.svg Z22. (2014). English: The unit 2 of Three Mile Island Nuclear Generating Station closed since the accident in 1979. The cooling towers on the left. Retrieved from https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Three_Mile_Island_Nuclear_Generating_Station_Unit_2.jpg
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Beyond Fukushima - When will we learn? Paul Gunter & Kevin Kamps  P2
 
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Meanwhile - on the ground - teams of TEPCO workers began working in shifts to bring the melting down plant under control. These shifts were essentially suicide missions - as radiation levels were well above lifetime dosages. During that March - an estimated 900,000 terabecquerels of radiation were released into the air. That's roughly one-sixth of the radiation released during the Chernobyl nuclear crisis - but again - that was just during the month of March. Between then and December of 2011, when TEPCO finally said the plant was stable, more than 300 workers were exposed to lethally high levels of radiation - and millions of gallons of highly radioactive sea water were dumped into the ground and into the ocean.The effects of this radioactive dump are still not known. In February of this year - TEPCO began pouring cement around the plant as part of the decommissioning process - a process that operators believe could take as long as 30 years. But despite assurances from TEPCO that the plant is stable - evidence shows the nuclear crisis is still far from resolved. The Unit 4 reactor building, with tons of radioactive fuel and waste still stored in its roof, is leaning - and in danger of toppling over and triggering a chain-reaction radioactive fire that could blow exponentially more radiation in the atmosphere than Chernobyl And radiation levels at reactor one recently reached all-time highs. Yet - Japan is moving forward with nuclear power. Just this month - a reactor at the Oi nuclear plant was turned on - marking the first time a Japanese nuclear reactor was operational since the March earthquake. But the question is - have the lessons of Fukushima been learned? And not just in Japan - where the crisis continues and could yet worsen - but also in the United States? That's the topic for tonight's Bigger Picture discussion.... Joining Thom for Conversations with Great Minds are...Paul Gunter - the Director of Reactor Oversight Project at Beyond Nuclear - and 2008 recepient of the Jane Bagley Lehman Award for environmental activism - who's been on the front lines fighting back against nuclear power for more than thirty years now. And - Kevin Kamps - Radioactive Waste Watchdog at Beyond Nuclear - who's testified before the officials at the highest levels U.S. Federal Agencies dealing with radioactive Waste Management - including the Department of Energy, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, and the EPA.
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Contaminated water will troubles Japanese nuclear plant
 
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March 11th marks the third anniversary of the 2011 Fukushima disaster. People across Japan are holding memorials to mourn the dead and comfort the living. The 9.0-magnitude earthquake, ensuing tsunami and nuclear disaster killed over 15 thousand people on Japan's northern coast. Three years on, Japan is still struggling with the aftermath. Contaminated water at the power plant remains the biggest problem hampering the clean-up process.
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Is Nuclear Power Worth the Environmental Cost?
 
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Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2007/09/13/More_Nuclear_Energy_Why_America_Needs_it_Now Admiral Frank "Skip" Bowman, President and CEO of the Nuclear Energy Institute, argues that nuclear waste management is a less severe problem than many believe. ----- Frank 'Skip' Bowman discusses "More Nuclear Energy: Why America Needs it Now." The volatility of natural gas prices and the potential for restrictions on coal-fueled power plants have combined to generate greater demand for nuclear power. Nuclear energy expert Bowman will speak frankly on the triumphs and challenges involved in securing a future for nuclear power in the United States. - The Commonwealth Club of California Admiral Frank L. "Skip" Bowman is a native of Chattanooga, Tenn. He was commissioned following graduation in 1966 from Duke University. In 1973 he completed a dual master's program in nuclear engineering and naval architecture/marine engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and was elected to the Society of Sigma Xi. Adm. Bowman has been awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters from Duke University. Admiral Bowman serves on two visiting committees at MIT (Ocean Engineering and Nuclear Engineering), the Engineering Board of Visitors at Duke University, and the Nuclear Engineering Department Advisory Committee at the University of Tennessee. Ashore, Adm. Bowman has served on the staff of Commander, Submarine Squadron Fifteen, in Guam; twice in the Bureau of Naval Personnel in the Submarine Policy and Assignment Division; as the SSN 21 Attack Submarine Program Coordinator on the staff of the Chief of Naval Operations; on the Chief of Naval Operations' Strategic Studies Group; and as Executive Assistant to the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations (Naval Warfare). In December 1991, he was promoted to flag rank and assigned as Deputy Director of Operations on the Joint Staff (J-3) until June 1992, and then as Director for Political-Military Affairs (J-5) until July 1994. Adm. Bowman served as Chief of Naval Personnel from July 1994 to September 1996. Admiral Bowman assumed duties as Director, Naval Nuclear Propulsion, on 27 September 1996, and was promoted to his present rank on 1 October 1996. In this position, he was also Deputy Administrator for Naval Reactors in the National Nuclear Security Administration, Department of Energy. Admiral Bowman retired from the Naval Service in November 2005. Admiral Bowman is currently president and CEO of the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI), positions he has held since February 2005. NEI is the policy organization for the country's commercial nuclear power industry, and its mission includes interaction with Congress and the Executive Branch, as well as the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
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Risks Of Nuclear Power: Reactor Accidents
 
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http://www.balancedhealthtoday.com http://www.balancedhealthtoday.com/xeneplex.html The nuclear power plant design strategy for preventing accidents and mitigating their potential effects is "defense in depth" if something fails, there is a back-up system to limit the harm done, if that system should also fail there is another back-up system for it, etc., etc. Of course it is possible that each system in this series of back-ups might fail one after the other, but the probability for that is exceedingly small. The Media often publicize a failure of some particular system in some plant, implying that it was a close call" on disaster; they completely miss the point of defense in depth which easily takes care of such failures. Even in the Three Mile Island accident where at least two equipment failures were severely compounded by human errors, two lines of defense were still not breached essentially all of the radioactivity remained sealed in the thick steel reactor vessel, and that vessel was sealed inside the heavily reinforced concrete and steel lined "containment" building which was never even challenged. It was clearly not a close call on disaster to the surrounding population. The Soviet Chernobyl reactor, built on a much less safe design concept, did not have such a containment structure; if it did, that disaster would have been averted. Risks from reactor accidents are estimated by the rapidly developing science of "probabilistic risk analysis" (PRA). A PRA must be done separately for each power plant (at a cost of $5 million) but we give typical results here: A fuel melt-down might be expected once in 20,000 years of reactor operation. In 2 out of 3 melt-downs there would be no deaths, in 1 out of 5 there would be over 1000 deaths, and in 1 out of 100,000 there would be 50,000 deaths. The average for all meltdowns would be 400 deaths. Since air pollution from coal burning is estimated to be causing 10,000 deaths per year, there would have to be 25 melt-downs each year for nuclear power to be as dangerous as coal burning. Of course deaths from coal burning air pollution are not noticeable, but the same is true for the cancer deaths from reactor accidents. In the worst accident considered, expected once in 100,000 melt-downs (once in 2 billion years of reactor operation), the cancer deaths would be among 10 million people, increasing their cancer risk typically from 20% (the current U.S. average) to 20.5%. This is much less than the geographical variation 22% in New England to 17% in the Rocky Mountain states. Very high radiation doses can destroy body functions and lead to death within 60 days, but such "noticeable" deaths would be expected in only 2% of reactor melt-down accidents; there would be over 100 in 0.2% of meltdowns, and 3500 in 1 out of 100,000 melt-downs. To date, the largest number of noticeable deaths from coal burning was in an air pollution incident (London, 1952) where there were 3500 extra deaths in one week. Of course the nuclear accidents are hypothetical and there are many much worse hypothetical accidents in other electricity generation technologies; e.g., there are hydroelectric dams in California whose sudden failure could cause 200,000 deaths. http://www.balancedhealthtoday.com/store http://www.balancedhealthtoday.com/store/xeneplex.html
Views: 150 Martina Santiago
Extremely Radioactive Snow in Fukushima!
 
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FUKUSHIMA black snow https://youtu.be/lH8kDK9KFQc https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lH8kDK9KFQc&list=HL1358542558&feature= Please subscribe to this YouTube channel. They provided the info on the "hot snow readings" of Fukushima snow. http://www.youtube.com/user/kienaiyoru http//:ameblo.jp/kikilala400 also see this video: http://www.youtube.com/user/vaiocustom 約20cmの積雪で空間が約10μSv/hほど下がっています。 雪が溶ければ再び上昇してますが。 2013.1.18 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rC0keuBx4A8 Shocking Tokyo Japan Radiation Test by Dr. Chris Busby (Fukushima Fallout) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p9pk42kdL4k Dr Chris Busby: radioactivity in apartment in central Tokyo Part 1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U3YMa391qrE&feature=youtu.be In this and Part 2 http://youtu.be/oeS5dRkyBi0 Dr Busby describes measurements made on an air conditing unit filter from inside an apartment in central Tokyo. This was sent by a lady in Tokyo who wanted to know if it was safe to live there. The filter only collected air from inside the apartment. It shows the presence of 130000Bq/kg radio Caesium in the dust plus enriched Uranium and for the first time Lead-210/Polonium-210. The apartment was evacuated from the Tuesday after the catastrophe and the machine switched off; and the family returned 5 months later. This and much other information about the health effects and cover ups, including leaked data are to be found in Dr Busby's new book in Japanese: the Horror of Fukushima, published on 25th July by Kodansha in Tokyo http://youtu.be/AOobTcwzElw PLEASE COPY AND REPOST ANYWHERE YOU CAN. MIRROR, PASTE, LINK or whatever you can to spread Professor Chris Busby's message about Japan and the nuclear industry's intentional coverup of Fukushima radioactive problem... how Japan is trucking tons of radioactive waste to south Japan, etc. He's working on making supplements that block some of the radioactive nucleotides from attaching themselves to the DNA, etc. Vital essential information on Fukushima and Japan! Synonyms: basic, bottom-line, cardinal, coal-and-ice, constitutive, critical, crucial, decisive, fundamental, heavy*, imperative, important, indispensable, integral, key, life-or-death, meaningful, meat-and-potatoes, name, name-of-the-game, necessary, needed, nitty-gritty, prerequisite, required, requisite, significant, underlined, urgent Original upload here: Chris Busby on radioactivity displacing supplements https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4iutbbfduAQ Uploaded by radioactivebsr on Sep 19, 2011 *Note: Single radiation dose of 2,000 millisieverts (200,000 millirems) and above causes serious illness. See also exposure list below. Half-life of some radioactive elements [NOTE: Half-life is the time taken for a radioactive substance to decay by half.] * Cesium-134 ~ 2 years * Cesium-137 ~ 30 years * Iodine-131 ~ 8 days * Plutonium-239 ~ 24,200 years * Ruthenium-103 ~ 39 days [Ruthenium is a fission product of uranium-235.] * Ruthenium-106 ~ 374 days * Strontium-90 ~ 28.85 years [Strontium-90 is a product of nuclear fission and is found in large amounts in spent nuclear fuel and in radioactive waste from nuclear reactors.] * Uranium-234 ~ 246,000 years * Uranium-235 ~ 703.8 million years * Uranium-238 ~ 4.468 billion years gamma rays, alpha particles, beta particles, neutrons, uranium, plutonium, mox fuel, spent fuel rods, cooling pools, nuclear meltdown, JapanFocus.org, kyodo news, chain reaction, chlorine-38, chlorine-37, seawater, fukushima daiichi, today, update, newest information, splitting atoms, water into pacific ocean, TEPCO, Tokyo Electric power company, GE, Earthquake, tsunami, aftershocks, fault line, fission, isotype Te-129, half life, halflife, reactor core, inadvertent criticality, chernobyl on steroids, dosimeters, roentgens, boron, daughter products, satellite image, crane camera view, update on crisis in Japan, The Great Eastern Japan Earthquake, rescue, Arnie Gunderson, Fairewinds Associates, fairewinds.com, nutron bursts, neutron bursts, strange isotope, nuclear reactors, chain reaction, table of elements, decay, iodine 131, high levels, units 1 2 3 4 5 6, telerium, part of core undergoing periodic nuclear fission, extra heat, extra radiation, neutrons, difficult to measure, doses of radiation difficult to measure, portion of core periodically turning itself on, boiled seawater, aerial view of fukushima daiichi after explosion, water, crane cam, hydrogen explosion, polymer, compound, filter curtains, containment plan, high levels of radiation, remote control robot, rising water levels, radioactive substances, suppession pool, containment vessel, storage pool, nitrogen injection, salt removal, water purification, environmental monitoring, evacuation zone, decontamination, residents, cooling system
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Toxic Waste in the US: Coal Ash (Trailer)
 
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Coal ash, which contains many of the world's worst carcinogens, is what's left over when coal is burnt for electricity. An estimated 113 million tons of coal ash are produced annually in the US, and stored in almost every state — some of it literally in people's backyards. With very little government oversight and few safeguards in place, toxic chemicals have been known to leak from these storage sites and into nearby communities, contaminating drinking water and making residents sick. In the upcoming series, VICE News travels across the US to meet the people and visit the areas most affected by this toxic waste stream. Since coal production is predicted to remain steady for the next few decades, coal ash will be a problem that will affect the US for years to come. Watch "Showdown in Coal Country" - http://bit.ly/16LRifW Watch "Petcoke: Toxic Waste in the Windy City" - http://bit.ly/1E2YejO Read "Humans Are Destroying the Environment at a Rate Unprecedented in Over 10,000 Years" - http://bit.ly/1vgvC1R Read "The Economic Cost of Carbon Pollution Is Much Greater Than Estimated, Say Stanford University Researchers" - http://bit.ly/1ATb1b0 Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News Check out VICE News for more: http://vicenews.com Follow VICE News here: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vicenews Twitter: https://twitter.com/vicenews Tumblr: http://vicenews.tumblr.com/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/vicenews More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideos
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Nuclear  Watch: Fukushima TEPCO applies to build new water drain system (08/09/2014)
 
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TEPCO applies to build new water drain system Nuclear & Energy Aug. 9, 2014 - Updated 08:10 UTC+2 The operator of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant says it will apply to the regulation authority to build new facilities to discharge decontaminated ground water into the ocean. A large amount of contaminated ground water from beneath the plant continues to leak into the ocean. Engineers with Tokyo Electric Power Company are building an iron barrier along a coastal embankment. Then, they plan to pump up the ground water, and decontaminate it before discharging it into the ocean. TEPCO officials also want to decontaminate ground water collected at wells near reactor buildings. They say they will apply on Monday to the Nuclear Regulation Authority for permission. They say they've explained the plan to local fishermen, and there has been no objection about the plan so far. Regulators will examine the plan for its effectiveness and safety. TEPCO says it will make a final decision on whether to discharge the water into the ocean after consulting with locals. The plan is likely to meet opposition as fishermen are voicing concern that the move will increase consumer worries about sea pollution. http://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/english/news/nuclear.html
How One Gold Mine Transformed Into A Renewable Energy Plant
 
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Genex Power is a renewable energy producer, built on what was once the biggest gold mine in Australia, the Kidston Gold Mine, previously owned by Barrick Gold. “When the mine closed, we went to Barrick and bought it from them,” said Simon Kidston, executive director of Genex Power. Kidston told Kitco News on the sidelines of the Noosa Mining & Exploration Investment Conference that Genex Power is one of the first renewable energy plants in Australia to utilize a hybrid of hydro and solar capacities. _________________________________________________________________ Kitco News is the world’s #1 source of metals market information. Our videos feature interviews with prominent industry figures to bring you market-affecting insights, with the goal of helping people make informed investment decisions. Subscribe to our channel to stay up to date on the latest insights moving the metals markets. For more breaking news, visit http://www.kitco.com/ Follow us on social media: Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/KitcoNews/?ref=br_rs Twitter - https://twitter.com/kitconewsnow Google+: https://plus.google.com/u/0/116266490328854474588 StockTwits - https://stocktwits.com/kitconews Live gold price and charts: http://www.kitco.com/gold-price-today-usa/ Live silver price and charts: http://www.kitco.com/silver-price-today-usa/ Don’t forget to sign up for Kitco News’ Weekly Roundup – comes out every Friday to recap the hottest stories & videos of the week: https://connect.kitco.com/subscription/newsletter.html Join the conversation @ The Kitco Forums and be part of the premier online community for precious metals investors: https://gold-forum.kitco.com/ Disclaimer: Videos are not trading advice and the views expressed may not reflect those of Kitco Metals Inc.
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Fukushima Gas Leak from # 3 Reactor & update 7/15/11
 
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TEPCO checking for gas leak from No. 3 reactor, another earthquake in NE Japan last night, decontamination of radioactive cooling water stopped AGAIN, etc. BREAKING NEWS: NO PROGRESS to report. I swear if they say they are trying to bring the reactors "under control" again I'm going to flip out! There are 3 full nuclear meltdowns for peets sake. S.O.S. From Fukushima English translation http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hFWI1z_i1IQ&feature=youtube_gdata Fukushima highly radiated United States water, food cover-up by feds continues http://www.examiner.com/human-rights-in-national/fukushima-highly-radiated-united-states-water-food-cover-up-by-feds-continues?CID=examiner_alerts_article#ixzz1SC9iDAxp US Radiation Soars 20 Times From Japan Fallout http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Otq3nA2PY4o Emergency Alert : Nebraska Nuclear Plant: Emergency Level 4 Getting Worst June 14 2011 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wPs1BrQmouY ALERT OMG Fort Calhoun and Cooper Nuclear Power Plants What is Coming Alert! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N_kE3kxHdCE&feature=uploademail Fukushima Live Cam anomaly or at moon?? 14.06.2011-15.06.2011.wmv http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fh5LIDe1KJM&feature=uploademail check this out too: fukushima Live Cam radiate? anomaly! 14.06.2011-15.06.2011.wmv http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=klMVOr2O5Ro I WILL NOT TAKE THIS SHIT ANYMORE! NEBRASKA IN DANGER MIRROR AND SHARE http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YxUTCff0c-E&feature=uploademail http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BP7pAPad0G8 Radiation Check Portland Oregon 14 Jun 2011.mp4 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JAuqfMUzMIw&feature=uploademail Italians Vote Overwhelmingly To End ALL Use Of Nuclear Power In Italy! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nLPX8Yb1DVo *Note: Single radiation dose of 2,000 millisieverts (200,000 millirems) and above causes serious illness. See also exposure list below. Half-life of some radioactive elements [NOTE: Half-life is the time taken for a radioactive substance to decay by half.] * Cesium-134 ~ 2 years * Cesium-137 ~ 30 years * Iodine-131 ~ 8 days * Plutonium-239 ~ 24,200 years * Ruthenium-103 ~ 39 days [Ruthenium is a fission product of uranium-235.] * Ruthenium-106 ~ 374 days * Strontium-90 ~ 28.85 years [Strontium-90 is a product of nuclear fission and is found in large amounts in spent nuclear fuel and in radioactive waste from nuclear reactors.] * Uranium-234 ~ 246,000 years * Uranium-235 ~ 703.8 million years * Uranium-238 ~ 4.468 billion years gamma rays, alpha particles, beta particles, neutrons, uranium, plutonium, mox fuel, spent fuel rods, cooling pools, nuclear meltdown, JapanFocus.org, kyodo news, chain reaction, chlorine-38, chlorine-37, seawater, fukushima daiichi, today, update, newest information, splitting atoms, water into pacific ocean, TEPCO, Tokyo Electric power company, GE, Earthquake, tsunami, aftershocks, fault line, fission, isotype Te-129, half life, halflife, reactor core, inadvertent criticality, chernobyl on steroids, dosimeters, roentgens, boron, daughter products, satellite image, crane camera view, update on crisis in Japan, The Great Eastern Japan Earthquake, rescue, Arnie Gunderson, Fairewinds Associates, fairewinds.com, nutron bursts, neutron bursts, strange isotope, nuclear reactors, chain reaction, table of elements, decay, iodine 131, high levels, units 1 2 3 4 5 6, telerium, part of core undergoing periodic nuclear fission, extra heat, extra radiation, neutrons, difficult to measure, doses of radiation difficult to measure, portion of core periodically turning itself on, boiled seawater, aerial view of fukushima daiichi after explosion, water, crane cam, hydrogen explosion, polymer, compound, filter curtains, containment plan, high levels of radiation, remote control robot, rising water levels, radioactive substances, suppession pool, containment vessel, storage pool, nitrogen injection, salt removal, water purification, environmental monitoring, evacuation zone, decontamination, residents, cooling system
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Nuclear Watch: USA testing for plankton and Fukushima contamination off West Coast (8/5/2014)
 
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North Pacific Dispatches: Mercury, Cesium, Plankton and Whales from fukushima http://obrag.org/?p=85983 Salmon scientists zoom in on plankton http://www.king5.com/news/environment/Salmon-scientists-zoom-in-on-plankton-270076171.html by GARY CHITTIM / KING 5 News Bio | Email | Follow: @gchittimK5 Posted on August 5, 2014 at 5:16 PM Updated yesterday at 6:59 PM DUPONT, Wash. — The crew aboard a Nisqually Tribal research vessel pulled up a net from 400 feet down in Puget Sound. “We want to take a look at the plankton,” said Tribal field Crew Supervisor Nano Perez. For the first time, tribes, agencies and groups in Canada are giving plankton a serious look as part of the massive Salish Sea Marine Survival Project. Phytoplankton is the plant form of plankton; zooplankton are the tiny animals that eat phytoplankton. The concern is the balance and supply of plankton could be off and that could be a possible factor in the mysterious die off of young salmon when they enter Puget Sound from their native rivers. Salmon eat plankton and so do the smaller fish that salmon also eat. The samples look like green slime on the nets, but when the plankton is flushed into small sample jars you can see they are teaming with life. The tiny zooplankton can be seen darting around the jar. The samples will be taken to labs and analyzed. If there turns out to be a problem, then scientists can start looking for why it’s happening.
Dr. Jorgensen on the Health Impact from the Release of Radioactive Water
 
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Dr. Jorgensen discusses the public health impact from the release of radioactive water from Japan's Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant in a CNN interview.
Fukushima Lifting Evacuations while Low Level Radiation Studied update 10/1/14
 
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Evacuation order lifted in Fukushima village Sept. 30, 2014 The Japanese government has lifted an evacuation order for part of Kawauchi Village near the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. The measure -- for the eastern part of the village in Fukushima Prefecture -- took effect on Wednesday at midnight. It affects 274 residents in 139 households. The government says decontamination has been completed in the area. The roads and other infrastructure have been rebuilt, and utility services are up and running. This is the second time an evacuation order has been lifted since the 2011 accident, after the Miyakoji district in Tamura City in April. Residents can now stay in their homes and reopen restaurants or other businesses. But some have expressed concern that a drop in radiation levels is not sufficient for a return to their former lives. Others complain that shopping and medical services are inconvenient. Because of this, not all former residents are expected to return to the village. Also on Wednesday, the government re-designated some areas of the village where overnight stays had been prohibited as zones preparing for the return of residents. An evacuation order is still in place for 10 municipalities around the Daiichi plant more than 3 and a half years after the accident, affecting some 80,000 people. Entry or overnight stays are limited in some areas. The government has designated evacuation zones in 3 categories according to radiation levels. Evacuation orders are to be lifted after decontamination is complete. ~~~ Meanwhile... back at the "ranch"... Impact of Low-Level Radiation Scientists from Japan and abroad have been trudging through the abandoned fields and forests of Fukushima looking for clues. They're trying to find out how the radiation released by the damaged nuclear plant there is affecting animals and insects. And some are paying particular attention to how or even if low-level contamination is affecting organisms. NHK WORLD's Craig Dale has the story. ~~~ NRA chief defends volcanic hazard measures The head of Japan's nuclear power regulator has defended its approval of volcanic hazard measures for a nuclear power plant in Kagoshima, southern Japan. Shunichi Tanaka, the chairman of the Nuclear Regulation Authority, was speaking at a news conference on Wednesday. His remarks follow the eruption of Mount Ontake in central Japan on Saturday without any detection of warning signs. Dozens of climbers died in the eruption. The eruption prompted public concern over volcanic hazard measures for the Sendai plant in Kagoshima Prefecture operated by Kyushu Electric Power Company. There are active volcanoes in the prefecture. The utility had showed plans to remove nuclear fuel from the facility if it detects any signs of volcanic activity or tectonic plate movement around the plant. The NRA officially approved the plans last month as part of its screening of measures proposed by the utility based on government requirements for the restart of offline reactors. At Wednesday's news conference, the NRA chief said Ontake's hydro volcanic eruption is unlike any huge volcanic eruption that may occur around the Sendai nuclear power plant. He says discussing them as the same type of event is not scientific. Tanaka said that before an enormous eruption, land movements and tremors appear much earlier than for the ongoing eruption of Mount Ontake. The NRA has held 2 meetings with volcanologists since August. Participants pointed out the difficulty of predicting volcanic eruptions using current knowledge and technology. The extra clip at the end about sheep sheering was just because I thought it was interesting. ~~~ Nuclear risk center chief urges change in mindset The head of Japan's newly established Nuclear Risk Research Center has urged everyone involved with nuclear energy to change their mindset. The center opened on Wednesday as part of the Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry, which is run jointly by Japanese power companies. Center chief George Apostolakis served on the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission until June. He specializes in analyzing risks at nuclear plants. The center's aim is to pinpoint such risks, including those at plants that have met government requirements to restart, and to help power companies fix the problems. Apostolakis said Japan has been slow to introduce risk analysis, perhaps because most people think everything that meets government requirements is safe. He added that such attitudes must change, to ensure safety. BONUS video: a great new upload called World Record #1 FUKU, The Canary In Coal Mine http://youtu.be/Zh0vr4KZfnE
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Russian bombers circle Japan & TEPCO trying to restart its nuclear reactors 9-9-2011
 
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Any ideas as to what's going on with Russian bombers? (see link below under "Society and Others") - http://www3.nhk.or.jp/daily/english/04_04.html and Good for the governor of Niigata prefecture for not jumping in bed with TEPCO! For more information on nuclear plants worldwide, please see below: Arnie and Maggie Gundersen/Fairewinds Associates (Mr. Gundersen, a nuclear engineer and a former nuclear industry executive, is an unequalled US expert on nuclear energy and nuclear industry problems): http://www.fairewinds.com/ http://www.youtube.com/user/fairewindsenergy Websites recommended by Arnold Gundersen: http://ex-skf.blogspot.com/2011/04/fukushima-i-nuke-plant-japan-nuclear.html http://enenews.com/ Nuclear Regulatory Commission daily reports (what's happening at nuclear plants near you): http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/doc-collections/event-status/event/2011/index.html Fukushima links (Fukushima Daiichi live and a youtube compressed version): http://lucaswhitefieldhixson.com/lucaswebcamwatch.html http://www.youtube.com/user/fuku1live http://atmc.jp/fuku1/#v=C4Xfo23IBaM http://www.tepco.co.jp/nu/f1-np/camera/index-j.html Check out koizuka77 channel to get a feel as to what's going on in Japan and how the Japanese public deals with the disaster: http://www.youtube.com/user/koizuka77#p/u Weather (radiation flow) from Fukushima: http://www.stormsurfing.com/cgi/display_alt.cgi?a=glob_250 http://www.meteocentrale.ch/en/weather/weather-extra/weather-in-japan.html News and Updates: http://ifyoulovethisplanet.org/?p=4952 http://nukefree.org/ http://australiancannonball.com/ http://www.llrc.org/ http://www.scoop.it/t/nuclear-news-what-the-physics http://blog.safecast.org/ http://www.nuc.berkeley.edu/UCBAirSampling http://www.enviroreporter.com/ http://fukushimaemergencywhatcanwedo.blogspot.com/2011/09/nuclear-expert-says-fukushima-radiation.html SACE Bellefonte Nuclear Plant (Alabama, UNITED STATES, constructed/operated by Tennessee Valley Authority) Arnie Gundersen's Report of 08/09/2011 is available on: http://www.cleanenergy.org/index.php?/Reports-and-Publications.html TVA's Board of Directors responsible for the plant's opening, operation and all current and future problems: http://www.tva.gov/abouttva/board/ http://www.tva.gov/abouttva/board/members.htm Nuclear Regulatory Commission (authorized completion of the plant after its being written off for scrap and rusting for two years, i.e., cannibalized): http://www.nrc.gov/ (Notice on their website: Nuclear Regulatory Commission / Protecting People and the Environment) Five current NRC Commissioners and their bios can be viewed on: http://www.nrc.gov/about-nrc/organization/commfuncdesc.html Plant designed -- 1968 Construction began -- 1974 Mothballed (at 80% completion) -- 1988 Cannibalized -- 2005 NRC approved completion of the construction of the plant (in spite of the virtual abandonment for two years) -- 2008 Plant will start operation -- 2018 (50-year old design; cars that old are considered antiques) "Evidence of neutron leakage at the Fukushima nuclear plant from measurements of radioactive 35S in California:" http://www.docstoc.com/docs/91461104/Evidence-of-neutron-leakage-at-the-Fukus... US NRC / "Briefing on the Task Force Review of NRC Processes and Regulations Following the Events in Japan" http://www.docstoc.com/docs/91462459/Briefing-on-the-Task-Force-Review-of-NRC... Miscellaneous: http://www.gdacs.org/index.asp http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/index2.php http://aslwww.cr.usgs.gov/Seismic_Data/heli2_us.shtml http://www.weather.gov/view/states.php http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/recenteqsww/Quakes/quakes_all.php#DISC... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kfgYRIGjNkA http://www.globalresearch.ca/index.php?context=va&aid=25884 http://news.lucaswhitefieldhixson.com/ http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/08/110815152027.htm http://www.oe-files.de/gmaps/eqmashup.html http://www.fs.fed.us/gpnf/volcanocams/msh/# http://earthquake.usgs.gov/monitoring/anss/ http://aslwww.cr.usgs.gov/Seismic_Data/telemetry_data/map_sta_eq.shtml http://www.earthquakes.bgs.ac.uk/helicorder/heli.html http://download.cnet.com/Earthquake-3D/3000-2054_4-10395116.html http://www.volcano.si.edu/reports/usgs/ http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/Map/index.php http://earthquakescanada.nrcan.gc.ca/recent/maps-cartes/index-eng.php http://www.fujigoko.tv/live/shotList.cgi http://www.nps.gov/yell/photosmultimedia/webcams.htm http://www.isthisthingon.org/Yellowstone/daythumbs.php http://tux.wr.usgs.gov/ http://www.pnsn.org/WEBICORDER/BETTER/pnsn_staweb/index.html http://www.showme.net/~fkeller/quake/maps.htm http://earthquake.usgs.gov/monitoring/netquakes/station/NQ079_NM_01/ http://www.icjt.org/npp/podrobnosti.php?drzava=14&lokacija=818 http://www.cdc.gov/about/grand-rounds/archives/2010/03-March.htm
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Nuclear Watch: Fukushima  Radioactive water still be entering tunnels  11/14/2014
 
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Radioactive water still be entering tunnels Nuclear & Energy Nov. 13, 2014 - Updated 22:02 UTC+1 The operator of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant faces another challenge in its effort to address radioactive water at the complex. It says highly contaminated water may still be flowing from reactor buildings into adjacent underground tunnels even after a work to stem the flow ended. The water in the tunnels is believed to be leaking into the sea. Tokyo Electric Power Company plans to pump the tainted water out of the tunnels and fill them with cement. To prepare for the process, the firm began work in April to stem the flow of radioactive water between the reactor buildings and the tunnels. It involved freezing some of the water as well as plugging the gaps with filler materials. TEPCO finished the work on November 6th. But workers found that water levels in the reactor buildings and the tunnels are still linked. They note this suggests that the flow of radioactive water between them may not have been stopped. TEPCO officials say that if the situation doesn't improve, they may start filling the tunnels with cement even before they finish removing contaminated water.
ABC TV One Plus One: Barry Brook on nuclear power's future after Fukushima
 
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Prof Barry Brook, an environmental scientist from the University of Adelaide, Australia, talks about the impact of the Fukushima Nuclear Accident on the future deployment of nuclear energy, and its implications for addressing climate change. His website is http://bravenewclimate.com
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Brazil to sue mining companies over toxic waste disaster
 
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Brazil's government has launched legal action over a mining disaster in early November. It wants the firms - including giant BHP Billiton - to pay a minimum of $5.2bn to clean up the toxic waste. Daniel Schweimler reports. - Subscribe to our channel: http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check out our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/
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Thorium 2017
 
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Thorium is an abundant material currently disposed of as waste. It is found in coal ash piles and mine tailings. A single Rare Earths mine could produce enough Thorium byproduct to power the entire planet. To do so requires a very different nuclear reactor than the kinds we use today. Not one that uses solid fuel rods, but a reactor in which the fuel is kept in a liquid state. Not one that uses pressurized water as a coolant, but a reactor that uses extremely stable molten salts. The full description of one such reactor is: 2-Fluid, Thermal-Spectrum, Molten-Salt Breeder Reactor equipped with a chemical fuel salt treatment module. Such a reactor was conceived of decades ago, as documented in the book "Fluid Fuel Reactors" [1958]. Or, simply "LFTR" (Liquid Fluoride Thorium Reactor) as proposed by Flibe Energy's Kirk Sorensen... a modern redesign of the 2-Fluid, thermal-spectrum, MSBR concept. http://Flibe-Energy.com/ Since 2011 (the year Flibe Energy was founded), legislators asking questions about Thorium have had their queries answered as if such a reactor design did not exist. NNL [UK] and OECD [NEA] reports on the Thorium Fuel Cycle did not explore the implications of this reactor, and dismiss thorium based on challenges and mediocre performance found in other reactor designs. For example, other options include a "Fast-Spectrum Molten-Salt Reactor". Worth pursuing, certainly, but requires more fissile inventory than LFTR... approximately 5x as much. (Fissile inventory is specifically mentioned as a concern by OECD's thorium report.) And assuming the challenges of a fast-spectrum MSR can be met... both natural Uranium and natural Thorium can both be fully consumed as fuel in a fast-spectrum reactor. That is where Thorium is dismissed as only "4x as common as Uranium" (fast-spectrum usage) rather than "400x as common as U-235" (thermal-spectrum usage). Thorium's advantages: both thermal-spectrum breeding and unique chemical properties, are taken full advantage of only by LFTR style reactors. When evaluated in any other reactor, depending on that reactor, Uranium can be as attractive, more attractive, or Uranium can be the only viable option. For example: Shippingport. Cited as an example of a "Thorium Reactor" by Dr. Lyons, it was NEVER intended to be economical, and features no advantages of LFTR. It was a solid-fuel reactor, and so operated at low-temperature, had no on-line chemical reprocessing, used high-pressure water coolant, used fuel as inefficiently as every other solid-fuel reactor, and had to be shut down every time it was refueled. 2 of its 3 fuel loads were Enriched Uranium. It was -a- Reactor capable of consuming Thorium and demonstrated only that it was possible... it was not -THE- Thorium Reactor. If you'd like to watch a mini-series length (6.5h) documentary on this topic, please check out "Thorium." https://youtu.be/2oK6Rs6yFsM ...it goes into some technical detail on Thorium and Molten Salt Reactors, as well as nuclear power itself. This video exists thanks to support pledged via Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thorium Other videos I've edited on Thorium & Molten Salt Reactors can be found here: http://ThoriumRemix.com/ Music (at 28:29) created by Kilowatts: http://kilowattsmusic.com/ 00:00 LWR: 0.05% of Uranium's Energy Potential 00:54 LWR: Chemical Instability 01:38 LWR: High Pressure 02:48 Alvin Weinberg 03:05 High Temperature not High Pressure 03:40 MSRE Achievement 03:51 Graphite 04:08 Move Heat No Pressure 04:45 Salt: Ionic Bonds 05:33 Fluoride vs Fluorine 06:16 Cesium & Iodine 06:33 Drain Tank 07:53 Disperse Heat 08:36 Solid Fuel: Candles 09:24 Online Chemical Reprocessing 10:15 Legislators ask about Thorium 10:46 OECD NEA Thorium Report 11:23 Fast-Spectrum Dodge 12:08 Spent Fuel 12:34 Efficient 13:49 Concentrated 14:10 Rare Earth Elements 15:41 China's Academy of Science 16:34 CO2 Raw Material 17:07 Recycling 18:05 Sorting 18:52 NASA, Recycling & Energy 20:57 Molten Salt Research Halted 21:28 World Set Free 21:55 Documents 22:28 CD-ROMs and Internet 23:15 Obama Administration 24:33 Regulations vs Liquid Fuel 25:12 Stymied in USA 26:08 Flibe Energy 26:41 MSRE Researchers 27:14 Export of MSR Expertise 27:41 China vs Global Warming 28:29 1969-2017 Timeline 33:08 Thousands of years of Slavery 33:32 Energy Density of Thorium Other Video Sources 02:46 https://youtu.be/EviEN0ScOwg Pandora's Box 03:08 https://youtu.be/ofs6-K7UCSU Weinberg 2011 03:41 https://youtu.be/pGzKuhY50v4 Weinberg 2004 03:41 https://youtu.be/tyDbq5HRs0o Found MSRE Doc 05:34 https://youtu.be/vtWp45Eewtw Fluorine (PToV) 05:54 https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLoK41_2JS4E_ZZyJSH7g-AhiiwMoCoFCB (MSBR3.0-ORNL-4528) 30:51 http://www.citizen-films.fr/en/thorium/ (T:TFSoN)
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Fukushima: Radioactive Reality here in Tokyo, 09/03/2014
 
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Low Fukushima Pollution in Japan, Tokyo, Setagaya-Ward, Futako-Tamagawa Music: Sunflower Topher Mohr and Alex Elena
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