It’s a very sobering feeling to be up in space and realize that one’s safety factor was determined by the lowest bidder on a government contract. Alan Shepard
Astronaut Shepard was too damned accurate with that statement. The lowest bidder concept holds true for just about everything. Just ask an engineer. Seldom do engineers or contractors hear “Money is no object”. Sure, Nuclear energy is a wonderful, clean, sustainable source of energy, that happens to be processed and engineered by humans with two agendas. 1. Corner the resources for oil, gas or nuclear energy, and 2. Make sure the world remains dependent on their product, even as it runs out.
Sure, corporations promote natural gas as the fossil fuel of tomorrow. Except fossil fuel is a diminishing energy asset, regardless if it is mud, oil or gas.
There is no such thing as CHEAP ENERGY! But, we expect:
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