Energy

Thorium: A safe nuclear energy?

What is Thorium? Nuclear energy is usually created with an element called uranium, but it doesn’t have to be. Thorium is an element that could produce more nuclear energy, with lower chances of nuclear power plant failure, and produce less nuclear waste. This technology was heavily researched from the 1950s to the 1970s, but the American government wanted to use …

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The Energy Industry

Global warming and limited amounts of fossil fuels (oil, coal and gas) have made many people nervous about the future of life on Earth. In order to discuss energy and the energy industry, we need to know what the main sources of energy are, as well as what kinds of energy will be used in the future. …

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