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Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Why the Chinese Commitment to the LFTR Matters.

"Why the Chinese Commitment to the LFTR Matters."  http://nucleargreen.blogspot.com/2011/02/why-chinese-commitment-to-lftr-matters.html
This essay reviews the recent Chinese decision to develop thorium breeding molten Salt nuclear technology, and points our the high human cost of fossil fuel use in China, as well as the LFTR potential for lowering nuclear cost, and the consequences of the thorium/LFTR decision for chinese economic and political power.
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