The Promise and Threat of Nuclear Energy

Bill Gates:on Energy - Innovating to Zero!

Feb. 2010. Bill Gates unveils his vision for the world's energy future, describing the need for "miracles" to avoid planetary catastrophe and explaining why he's backing a dramatically different type of nuclear reactor. The necessary goal? Zero carbon emissions globally by 2050. [site] 27.49 min.

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Canadian Encyclopedia: Nuclear Power Plants - Learn more about Canada's CANDU reactors and other commercial reactors, and the benefits of fuel recycling. site annotation for Canadian Encyclopedia: Nuclear Power Plants

CNA: Nuclear Videos - The Canadian Nuclear Association addresses the PROMISE of nuclear energy in these two videos: We Need Our Heroes: Nuclear Technology Working for Canada and the History of Canada's Nuclear Industry.  site annotation for CNA: Nuclear Videos

GreenPeace: Nuclear Power Videos - "Greenpeace addresses the THREAT of nuclear power generation in these two videos. The first video, Nuclear power - a dangerous dinosaur, is a short history of Nuclear power - from the promises of cheap endless power in the 1950's to the realities of pollution, dumping, cancer and expensive energy with... site annotation for GreenPeace: Nuclear Power Videos

Nuclear Power (Tiki the Penguin) - Tiki the Penguin takes a look at nuclear energy (waste, power stations and radiation) through text and cartoons. site annotation for Nuclear Power  (Tiki the Penguin)

Nuclear Regulatory Commission: Students Corner - Students can find some great information, including diagrams on this U.S. site. What is nuclear energy? Learn about the types of nuclear reactors, emergency planning, and radioactive waste. site annotation for Nuclear Regulatory Commission: Students Corner

Atomic Energy of Canada Limited AECL/EACL - Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL) was established in 1952 as a Crown corporation and reports to the Parliament of Canada through the Minister of Natural Resources. AECL's mandate has naturally evolved over the decades from the development of peaceful applications of nuclear energy to a focus on... site annotation for Atomic Energy of Canada Limited AECL/EACL

Energy Kids: Uranium (Nuclear) - Get the basics about nuclear energy, nuclear power plants, types of nuclear reactors, and getting (producing) uranium, the fuel most widely used for nuclear plants. There are some diagrams and images included. site annotation for Energy Kids: Uranium (Nuclear)