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by pune
Fri Jan 14, 2022 4:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Germany debates labeling some natural gas energy projects as green investments, reject nuclear as green
Replies: 214
Views: 6012

Re: Germany debates labeling some natural gas energy projects as green investments, reject nuclear as green

How much will climate change cost ? How many zeroes? Are you saying we can't avert climate change without nuclear, please share me some peer-reviewed documents that show that? Would be glad to look at it. Here's another one, this time by UK. https://www.inet.ox.ac.uk/files/energy_transition_paper-I...

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by pune
Thu Jan 13, 2022 10:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Earth's heat center shifts entirely outside tropics, Buenos Aires hits 41.5C
Replies: 12
Views: 1323

Re: Earth's heat center shifts entirely outside tropics, Buenos Aires hits 41.5C

I can only derive from what I know, I have never known winter this strong and this long. We started experiencing winter since September and now it's January and forecasts tell the weather is gonna be the same till February at the very least. Pune hasn't felt such wintry spells for a long time. Sadly...

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by pune
Thu Jan 13, 2022 10:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Germany debates labeling some natural gas energy projects as green investments, reject nuclear as green
Replies: 214
Views: 6012

Re: Germany debates labeling some natural gas energy projects as green investments, reject nuclear as green

c933103 wrote:
pune wrote:
c933103 wrote:
Pretty sure the proposed labelling aren't law yet?


When you don't read laws, this is what happens.

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The ones I shared with you were all laws, but then if you can't get it, can't help you, sorry.

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by pune
Thu Jan 13, 2022 10:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Unite the Right / Jan 6 - Legal Impacts - A thread
Replies: 47
Views: 4150

Re: Unite the Right / Jan 6 - Legal Impacts - A thread

The moment these people are convicted, all their cell phone records and whatnot can be used by FBI to find who talked to whom and what exactly happened. It will go both horizontal and vertical and hopefully there would be a day where Mr. Trump himself would be prosecuted.

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by pune
Thu Jan 13, 2022 10:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 199
Views: 9154

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

I just saw some news stories that seem to come out that says there were fake Republican electors. One reporter asked an elector from whom he got the phone call and where did he go and the 'gentleman' was evasive in both the answers. He claims he doesn't know. The gentleman's name is Jake Hoffman and...

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by pune
Thu Jan 13, 2022 10:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Germany debates labeling some natural gas energy projects as green investments, reject nuclear as green
Replies: 214
Views: 6012

Re: Germany debates labeling some natural gas energy projects as green investments, reject nuclear as green

Can you explain how this post related to Germany's/EU's nuclear energy policy? I explained to you how laws are made, as apparently, you have difficulty understanding how laws are made in the European parliament. That is actually why I shared the process. But if you still can't understand it, you pe...

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by pune
Thu Jan 13, 2022 10:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Germany debates labeling some natural gas energy projects as green investments, reject nuclear as green
Replies: 214
Views: 6012

Re: Germany debates labeling some natural gas energy projects as green investments, reject nuclear as green

That report is actually decently balanced and looks into the issues confronting nuclear power but it does not say it is bad. (By the way, I don't actually see the 398 page report in the link you provided. I had to find it separately.) Tugg It's on the same webpage, please. Anyways, even after 3 pag...

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by pune
Wed Jan 12, 2022 5:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 199
Views: 9154

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

Yes the actions of a few that day represent the whole party just like the actions of a few represent the whole Democratic Party. Politicians and media want this narrative to continue, I would hope that majority of people see through this, but apparently not evident here. They see through it IMO, it...

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by pune
Wed Jan 12, 2022 3:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Which books should be adapted for large or small screen?
Replies: 16
Views: 769

Re: Which books should be adapted for large or small screen?

This actually should be dedicated as a book corner. I am more into fantasy for some years as real science has been dystopian than assuring nowadays as all technologies is about Governments wanting to know more and more about us.

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by pune
Wed Jan 12, 2022 3:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Germany debates labeling some natural gas energy projects as green investments, reject nuclear as green
Replies: 214
Views: 6012

Re: Germany debates labeling some natural gas energy projects as green investments, reject nuclear as green

Usually in legislation they use the same things just update the dates and update it to sound more modern. For something truly path-breaking or whatever it is only done when you some kind of disaster, for e.g. when Brexit happened EU did emergency settings and I watched some of it, I read some of it...

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by pune
Wed Jan 12, 2022 3:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: No US Industrial Policy via Wall Street and Republicans
Replies: 43
Views: 1471

Re: No US Industrial Policy via Wall Street and Republicans

I didn’t say H1-B is the solution either. But it is very difficult to coordinate a national educational drive toward STEM across the board, especially given different priorities in different states. The last time this succeeded was before Apollo, but national priorities and challenges were differen...

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by pune
Tue Jan 11, 2022 7:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: No US Industrial Policy via Wall Street and Republicans
Replies: 43
Views: 1471

Re: No US Industrial Policy via Wall Street and Republicans

RR, railroads. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_rail_transportation_in_the_United_States#Civil_War_and_Reconstruction_(1861%E2%80%931877) This link gives a short history. Both Railways and Airlines are very difficult to make profits in, the reason being each of them has set of restrictions ...

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by pune
Tue Jan 11, 2022 5:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Which books should be adapted for large or small screen?
Replies: 16
Views: 769

Re: Which books should be adapted for large or small screen?

Hello Everyone, inspired by the movie adaptation thread : Which books or book serious should be turned into a movie, TV show or mini-series? Having just read and/or listened to them recently i start with: 1. "Honor Harrington" Series by David Weber. Very nicely done books, and there are 1...

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by pune
Tue Jan 11, 2022 5:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 199
Views: 9154

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

https://www.npr.org/2021/03/19/977879589/yes-capitol-rioters-were-armed-here-are-the-weapons-prosecutors-say-they-used?t=1641914040147 A few had guns, the ones they caught, many ran away and were arrested later, plenty had offensive weapons that could injure or kill, one Capitol Officer described i...

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by pune
Tue Jan 11, 2022 4:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mayor Lightfoot of Chicago (D?) insists schools reopen in person with no testing
Replies: 10
Views: 634

Re: Mayor Lightfoot of Chicago (D?) insists schools reopen in person with no testing

Is it unbelievable to not require testing? Unclear if that is what you meant. Everything. Her not supporting testing, her not wanting virtual learning. It's just way different that what I expected from her. I'm not saying what she's doing is good or bad as I have zero experience on the topic of sch...

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by pune
Tue Jan 11, 2022 3:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 199
Views: 9154

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

https://www.npr.org/2021/03/19/977879589/yes-capitol-rioters-were-armed-here-are-the-weapons-prosecutors-say-they-used?t=1641914040147 A few had guns, the ones they caught, many ran away and were arrested later, plenty had offensive weapons that could injure or kill, one Capitol Officer described i...

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by pune
Tue Jan 11, 2022 3:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Germany debates labeling some natural gas energy projects as green investments, reject nuclear as green
Replies: 214
Views: 6012

Re: Germany debates labeling some natural gas energy projects as green investments, reject nuclear as green

Usually in legislation they use the same things just update the dates and update it to sound more modern. For something truly path-breaking or whatever it is only done when you some kind of disaster, for e.g. when Brexit happened EU did emergency settings and I watched some of it, I read some of it ...

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by pune
Tue Jan 11, 2022 2:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: No US Industrial Policy via Wall Street and Republicans
Replies: 43
Views: 1471

Re: No US Industrial Policy via Wall Street and Republicans

Large infrastructure projects, those necessary for the development of industry and services within a nation, are almost always orchestrated by governments. Large innovations drivers also very often find their origins in government programs; space exploration, military programs (especially in times ...

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by pune
Tue Jan 11, 2022 2:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Germany debates labeling some natural gas energy projects as green investments, reject nuclear as green
Replies: 214
Views: 6012

Re: Germany debates labeling some natural gas energy projects as green investments, reject nuclear as green

There are no document being signed yet hence Germany is expressing their disagreement against to the proposal, according to my understanding. Seems you didn't even read the link I gave, this is what happens when you don't want to read. Both when the 2009 directive and the 2018 Directive, in both nu...

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by pune
Tue Jan 11, 2022 2:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Germany debates labeling some natural gas energy projects as green investments, reject nuclear as green
Replies: 214
Views: 6012

Re: Germany debates labeling some natural gas energy projects as green investments, reject nuclear as green

are you saying politicians and political parties can only be criticized on court? When 26 countries have signed up to a document regarding a policy then there is nothing left to debate. Not 1 or 2 but 26 Governments. And this is for their future, not yours or mine. If you are a European citizen, wr...

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by pune
Tue Jan 11, 2022 6:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Germany debates labeling some natural gas energy projects as green investments, reject nuclear as green
Replies: 214
Views: 6012

Re: Germany debates labeling some natural gas energy projects as green investments, reject nuclear as green

EU is immune from public? Is it something authoritarian? If you have a problem with Germany then take it in the EU court of justice or in EU policy, AFAIK, they always have policy meetings. The European Parliament is the best bet. https://www.europarl.europa.eu/factsheets/en/sheet/68/energy-policy-...

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by pune
Tue Jan 11, 2022 6:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: No US Industrial Policy via Wall Street and Republicans
Replies: 43
Views: 1471

Re: No US Industrial Policy via Wall Street and Republicans

I thought most power lines, telegram cables, and railway in 19th century were privately built. Depends actually on which country you are talking about. India, China, Japan, Germany in all these countries they were all built with Govt. money. In fact, still is, although in my country now they want t...

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by pune
Tue Jan 11, 2022 6:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Germany debates labeling some natural gas energy projects as green investments, reject nuclear as green
Replies: 214
Views: 6012

Re: Germany debates labeling some natural gas energy projects as green investments, reject nuclear as green

So why is "Germany's choice" imnune from criticism when consultation and discussion with other members are needed? How do you know what backroom deals were taken place or not. If anybody from the EU members object and they have both the EU and the European Court of Justice where any of th...

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by pune
Tue Jan 11, 2022 6:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: No US Industrial Policy via Wall Street and Republicans
Replies: 43
Views: 1471

Re: No US Industrial Policy via Wall Street and Republicans

Why would such government planning be needed for further success when the industralized world weren't developed into today's siccess through government planning? Large infrastructure projects, those necessary for the development of industry and services within a nation, are almost always orchestrat...

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by pune
Tue Jan 11, 2022 6:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Germany debates labeling some natural gas energy projects as green investments, reject nuclear as green
Replies: 214
Views: 6012

Re: Germany debates labeling some natural gas energy projects as green investments, reject nuclear as green

Germany is "most competitive" so all choice they made are good and inmune from criticism? Including continued otherwise-avoidable coal usage? Including its opinion in a larger organization where they are just one of many participants? Germany is a the founding member of EU and has made it...

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by pune
Tue Jan 11, 2022 6:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Germany debates labeling some natural gas energy projects as green investments, reject nuclear as green
Replies: 214
Views: 6012

Re: Germany debates labeling some natural gas energy projects as green investments, reject nuclear as green

Having any nuclear plants in operation = "put all its eggs in nuclear"? Do I need to explain what "all" mean? Again, Germany's choice. And it is the most industrialized nation in the world. And in fact has been one of the most competitive. https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2018/10/...

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by pune
Tue Jan 11, 2022 4:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Germany debates labeling some natural gas energy projects as green investments, reject nuclear as green
Replies: 214
Views: 6012

Re: Germany debates labeling some natural gas energy projects as green investments, reject nuclear as green

Germany's coal retirement date being set to 2036 indicate wind and solar aren't enough for the job at least not until 2036 Again assumptions. Germany would not want to put all its eggs in nuclear as you want to. I would suspect as more and more wind and solar come online and connected to grid that ...

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by pune
Tue Jan 11, 2022 4:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: No US Industrial Policy via Wall Street and Republicans
Replies: 43
Views: 1471

Re: No US Industrial Policy via Wall Street and Republicans

Why would such government planning be needed for further success when the industralized world weren't developed into today's siccess through government planning? Large infrastructure projects, those necessary for the development of industry and services within a nation, are almost always orchestrat...

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by pune
Tue Jan 11, 2022 4:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Germany debates labeling some natural gas energy projects as green investments, reject nuclear as green
Replies: 214
Views: 6012

Re: Germany debates labeling some natural gas energy projects as green investments, reject nuclear as green

Sorry but you're conflating things. I referred specifically to people wanting to occupy former nuclear plant sites. You're talking about migration needs in general. There is evidence for the latter, none for the former. Actually there is evidence of extinctions of civilizations due to loss of water...

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by pune
Tue Jan 11, 2022 3:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Germany debates labeling some natural gas energy projects as green investments, reject nuclear as green
Replies: 214
Views: 6012

Re: Germany debates labeling some natural gas energy projects as green investments, reject nuclear as green

100% yes, absolutely. If the only cost for abundant, zero carbon electricity is setting aside a few hundred acres for a bunker in already-uninhabitable land…totally worth it to me to stave off climate change. It is the German position evidently, which is what this thread is about. Tell me how are y...

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by pune
Tue Jan 11, 2022 3:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: No US Industrial Policy via Wall Street and Republicans
Replies: 43
Views: 1471

Re: No US Industrial Policy via Wall Street and Republicans

I think US technology remains quite good. Tesla is a good example. US continues to lead the world in software, law, finance, medical tech. Space. Universities. We will see if that continues. To focus on where the chip fabrication building is located... or the fact China makes a lot of batteries... ...

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by pune
Tue Jan 11, 2022 3:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Germany debates labeling some natural gas energy projects as green investments, reject nuclear as green
Replies: 214
Views: 6012

Re: Germany debates labeling some natural gas energy projects as green investments, reject nuclear as green

Your question doesn’t make sense logically either as there is no evidence/guarantee that people will want to develop/occupy such no-go sites in 50k years. This is quite different than, say, sea level rise that will require near term mitigation for large coastal population centers. Actually, while t...

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by pune
Tue Jan 11, 2022 3:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Movie Adaptation of Books
Replies: 54
Views: 1934

Re: Movie Adaptation of Books

The movie version of Michael Crichton's Andromeda Strain was pretty faithful to the book. They switched one male character in the book to a female in the movie but otherwise it was pretty much the book on film. Jurassic Park and Lost World were two more of his books that translated pretty well to f...

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by pune
Tue Jan 11, 2022 2:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: WP: Manchin will not vote for Build Back Better
Replies: 167
Views: 8020

Re: WP: Manchin will not vote for Build Back Better

Not different. Someone who is not bad and is not deified and is not vilified. And that will mean getting people in the legislature that are willing to compromise and do "back room deals" etc. Tugg I am not confident conditions exist for having a POTUS like that again. :shakehead: How a pr...

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by pune
Tue Jan 11, 2022 2:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Germany debates labeling some natural gas energy projects as green investments, reject nuclear as green
Replies: 214
Views: 6012

Re: Germany debates labeling some natural gas energy projects as green investments, reject nuclear as green

You do not have to secure nuclear waste for the time frame you state. A good amount of waste material is able to be recycled into new fuel for use in continuing operations to generate power. In ground storage solutions along with further development of how to further use "waste" can addre...

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by pune
Tue Jan 11, 2022 2:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Germany debates labeling some natural gas energy projects as green investments, reject nuclear as green
Replies: 214
Views: 6012

Re: Germany debates labeling some natural gas energy projects as green investments, reject nuclear as green

https://ieefa.org/bnef-unsubsidized-win ... n-sources/

In fact, you should look up the site, gives lot more input about what has been including the new floating sonar which India just signed up for.
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The cheapest has been wind and solar from past few years -

https://ieefa.org/bnef-unsubsidized-win ... n-sources/

In fact, you should look up the site, gives lot more input about what has been including the new floating sonar which India just signed up for.

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by pune
Tue Jan 11, 2022 2:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Germany debates labeling some natural gas energy projects as green investments, reject nuclear as green
Replies: 214
Views: 6012

Re: Germany debates labeling some natural gas energy projects as green investments, reject nuclear as green

That report is actually decently balanced and looks into the issues confronting nuclear power but it does not say it is bad. (By the way, I don't actually see the 398 page report in the link you provided. I had to find it separately.) Tugg It's on the same webpage, please. Anyways, even after 3 pag...

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by pune
Tue Jan 11, 2022 2:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Germany debates labeling some natural gas energy projects as green investments, reject nuclear as green
Replies: 214
Views: 6012

Re: Germany debates labeling some natural gas energy projects as green investments, reject nuclear as green

And to address the idea that nuclear is terrible for having "government assistance", one can always look to how much goes to renewable energy. This article is so over the top it is almost funny. It is about the costs in the Build Back Better legislation. Definitely unhinged but if one can...

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by pune
Tue Jan 11, 2022 1:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Germany debates labeling some natural gas energy projects as green investments, reject nuclear as green
Replies: 214
Views: 6012

Re: Germany debates labeling some natural gas energy projects as green investments, reject nuclear as green

And to address the idea that nuclear is terrible for having "government assistance", one can always look to how much goes to renewable energy. This article is so over the top it is almost funny. It is about the costs in the Build Back Better legislation. Definitely unhinged but if one can...

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by pune
Tue Jan 11, 2022 1:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Germany debates labeling some natural gas energy projects as green investments, reject nuclear as green
Replies: 214
Views: 6012

Re: Germany debates labeling some natural gas energy projects as green investments, reject nuclear as green

Hard data comes in the form of published papers, not a propaganda website where most of the content seems to boost Tesla/EV sales. One of the quoted 'articles' immediately lost credibility due to emotionally loaded language like 'The news isn't pretty' and 'begging for taxpayer money'. Funny how am...

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by pune
Tue Jan 11, 2022 1:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Germany debates labeling some natural gas energy projects as green investments, reject nuclear as green
Replies: 214
Views: 6012

Re: Germany debates labeling some natural gas energy projects as green investments, reject nuclear as green

Wind and solar are often not competitive with carbon on a price/MW basis, given geographic and other factors. Nuclear plant construction is obviously a long term investment. Wind and solar also cannot handle future energy demand on their own, depending on the region in play. Your use of all caps an...

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by pune
Tue Jan 11, 2022 1:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: No US Industrial Policy via Wall Street and Republicans
Replies: 43
Views: 1471

Re: No US Industrial Policy via Wall Street and Republicans

There just aren't enough American youth interested in STEM to compete long term, and it doesn't help in a society where anti-intellectualism has buried itself to the hilt the last few years. Yeah, because a political decision to undercut wages with H-1B visa holders totally is the policy to ensure ...

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by pune
Tue Jan 11, 2022 1:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Germany debates labeling some natural gas energy projects as green investments, reject nuclear as green
Replies: 214
Views: 6012

Re: Germany debates labeling some natural gas energy projects as green investments, reject nuclear as green

So much conflation here. Wildfires are hardly a threat to nuclear plants. M11 earthquake is not a known quantity. And if you are concerned about IPCC forecasts, then you really ought to consider the impact nuclear energy can have on emissions reduction. Why nuclear, when wind and solar can already ...

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by pune
Tue Jan 11, 2022 1:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Germany debates labeling some natural gas energy projects as green investments, reject nuclear as green
Replies: 214
Views: 6012

Re: Germany debates labeling some natural gas energy projects as green investments, reject nuclear as green

So much conflation here. Wildfires are hardly a threat to nuclear plants. M11 earthquake is not a known quantity. And if you are concerned about IPCC forecasts, then you really ought to consider the impact nuclear energy can have on emissions reduction. Why nuclear, when wind and solar can already ...

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by pune
Tue Jan 11, 2022 1:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Germany debates labeling some natural gas energy projects as green investments, reject nuclear as green
Replies: 214
Views: 6012

Re: Germany debates labeling some natural gas energy projects as green investments, reject nuclear as green

https://cleantechnica.com/2021/09/05/a- ... y-winners/
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Those who are proponent of nuclear and nuclear in China somehow fail to say why for 11 years China didn't do any nuclear power.

https://cleantechnica.com/2021/09/05/a- ... y-winners/

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by pune
Tue Jan 11, 2022 12:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Germany debates labeling some natural gas energy projects as green investments, reject nuclear as green
Replies: 214
Views: 6012

Re: Germany debates labeling some natural gas energy projects as green investments, reject nuclear as green

https://cleantechnica.com/2020/10/06/nu ... -industry/
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And there is ample amount of data, first, try and show us this is untrue -

https://cleantechnica.com/2020/10/06/nu ... -industry/

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