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    A floating nuclear power plant called the Akademik Lomonosov

    Next month, a floating nuclear power plant called the Akademik Lomonosov will be towed via the Northern Sea Route to its final destination in the Far East, after almost two decades in construction.

    It's part of Russia's ambition to bring electric power to a mineral-rich region. The 144-meter (472 feet) long platform painted in the colors of the Russian flag is going to float next to a small Arctic port town of Pevek, some 4,000 miles away from Moscow. It will supply electricity to settlements and companies extracting hydrocarbons and precious stones in the Chukotka region.

    https://edition.cnn.com/2019/06/28/e...ntl/index.html

    Good idea.

    The usual suspects will complain.
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    I am dying to hear the Global Warming crowd complain about this. You want to decrease emissons? Go nuclear! It is the way of the future.
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    Cmon now.....you know the Climate Change people wont dare criticize Russia.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MisterVeritis View Post
    Next month, a floating nuclear power plant called the Akademik Lomonosov will be towed via the Northern Sea Route to its final destination in the Far East, after almost two decades in construction.

    It's part of Russia's ambition to bring electric power to a mineral-rich region. The 144-meter (472 feet) long platform painted in the colors of the Russian flag is going to float next to a small Arctic port town of Pevek, some 4,000 miles away from Moscow. It will supply electricity to settlements and companies extracting hydrocarbons and precious stones in the Chukotka region.

    https://edition.cnn.com/2019/06/28/e...ntl/index.html

    Good idea.

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    Yes it is a good idea.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Peter1469 View Post
    Yes it is a good idea.
    Only if anyone else but the US does it.....Right?
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    Quote Originally Posted by MMC View Post
    Only if anyone else but the US does it.....Right?
    I meant for the US. It seems to work for Russia.
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    Nuclear power is the answer to our future energy needs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Peter1469 View Post
    I meant for the US. It seems to work for Russia.
    As soon as we build one.....the rest of the planet along with the leftness will connipt.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tahuyaman View Post
    Nuclear power is the answer to our future energy needs.
    No, because nuclear power is insanely expensive. Renewable energy sources are far cheaper.

    Remember conservatives, there's still no free lunch, no matter how hard you wish for one. We liberals, being realists, understand that money matters.

    If you disagree, you should go invest in nuclear power. Or perhaps beg for massive government subsidies for nuclear power, which is the only way it survives in other countries.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mamooth View Post
    No, because nuclear power is insanely expensive. Renewable energy sources are far cheaper.

    Remember conservatives, there's still no free lunch, no matter how hard you wish for one. We liberals, being realists, understand that money matters.

    If you disagree, you should go invest in nuclear power. Or perhaps beg for massive government subsidies for nuclear power, which is the only way it survives in other countries.
    You couldn't be more wrong.

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