The above video is inspiring, seductive and well produced. It makes a number of important points, but it is missing at least three key elements that would change it from being a vision that is as unreachable as a mirage to something that is tangible, optimistic and achievable. Those elements are uranium, thorium and plutonium – the fuels for fission, the world’s new fire. (Disclaimer – The linked video is a bit dated and does not have the pizazz or production values of the RMI video. Are there any volunteers for an effort to improve the quality and reduce the boredom while retaining the message?)
About Rod Adams
Rod Adams is an atomic energy expert with small nuclear plant operating and design experience, now serving as a Managing Partner at Nucleation Capital, an emerging climate-focused fund. Rod, a former submarine Engineer Officer and founder of Adams Atomic Engines, Inc., one of the earliest advanced nuclear ventures, has engaged in technical, strategic, political, historic and financial discussion and analysis of the nuclear industry, its technology and policies for several decades. He is the founder of Atomic Insights and host and producer of The Atomic Show Podcast.
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