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  1. Sep 2017
    1. . It was the third time in 10 days she'd been attacked by wild dogs on the Venice boardwalk,

      This has to be an anomaly

    2. It is like pumping hot steam into thousands of different-size boilers. The laws of physics mandate that some will explode before others--although all of them will explode sooner or later unless somebody cuts off the steam.

      Great analogy

  2. May 2017
    1. Moreover, nuclear power is only responsible for five percent of hazardous waste in this country

      This is one of the reasons that Nuclear power is better for the environment than other resources that emit carbon

    1. . There are ongoing efforts to develop small modular reactors, which produce about a third or less of a full-size reactor’s output and can theoretically be built faster and cheaper.

      this would drastically improve the nuclear power debate and energy use in general.

    2. the specter of major accidents hovers over every discussion of a nuclear scale-up

      This is one aspect that causes people to be skeptical of nuclear energy along with three mile island in the 1970's as well as love canal

    3. “I think we definitely need it in the battle against climate change. This is broadly recognized,”

      This is an important aspect of the article since it helps to tie in another important issue in today's world

    4. The International Energy Agency’s World Energy Outlook 2014, which includes a close analysis of nuclear power, projects a 60 percent leap in global installed capacity by 2040, with almost half of that growth coming from China.

      This suggests that Nuclear power will make a resurgence and also affirms that China will be a leader in nuclear power

    5. . Twenty-four of those are in China; no other country is currently building more than eight.

      China looks to be using nuclear power mare than any other country today