The Good Reactor. Confidence in nuclear is at an all time low. In the wake of the serial failures of cooling and containment systems at the Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan, the public is once again being asked to re-consider the dangers of nuclear power technology. Germany has already declared a moratorium on the refurbishment of nuclear plants. Many other Western powers are following suit. Fear of nuclear is growing. So what does this mean for the long term future of energy?
A half-forgotten technology from the Cold War era could have the potential to resolve the coming energy crisis, stem mankind’s carbon emissions and render the covert development of nuclear weapons near impossible.