Monday, December 2, 2013


The World Bank won't provide funds to countries that need more energy for the construction of new nuclear power plants - which means they won't fund the only proven non-greenhouse-gas-emitting energy source that can provide large enough scale energy production for increasing energy demands of a growing economy.

That's short-sighted, folks.  To get to the future without catastrophic consequences, all of our energy production options need to be on the table.  ESPECIALLY the best ones.

World Bank says no money for nuclear power

"We don't do nuclear energy," said World Bank president Jim Yong Kim as he and UN leader Ban Ki-moon outlined efforts to make sure all people have access to electricity by 2030. 
Kim said $600-$800 billion a year will be needed to meet the campaign target of universal access to electricity, doubling energy efficiency and doubling the share of renewable energy by 2030. 
In some countries, only 10% of the population has electricity."
Without nuclear power, that status quo is not going to change very much.

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