Response to “Source of a Nation’s Wealth Is Its Energy”, best source of energy for USA is Molten Salt Reactors, the safe and easily built nuclear reactor.
Molten Salt Reactors have greater safety and lower construction costs than India’s Advanced Heavy Water Reactor.
Molten Salt Reactors can’t get hot enough to melt reactor vessel, liquid fuel expands w/heat, reducing fission; materials safely handle hottest reactor gets.
Molten Salt Reactors (such as LFTR) can produce hydrogen for fuel cells, without using oil/coal, and without producing long-term nuclear waste.
Here’s what I wrote in response to “Nuclear Energy’s Future: Thorium”, by Zain Nayer, Matthew Liu, Gilbert Yang. There is zero risk of nuclear meltdown in a LFTR.
Storing nuclear waste can be done. What are the design requirements for a workable storage method? Better than “stick it in the ground and hope we’re safe”…