12 Jul '11, 5pm

Infinite Clean Energy Just Decades Away? Plans Laid for the First Fusion Reactor: A fusion re... th.bp #green #USRC

Infinite Clean Energy Just Decades Away? Plans Laid for the First Fusion Reactor: A fusion re... th.bp #green #USRC

And the formation of this group has jump-started the dialogue on fusion again, surely to the delight of energy questers everywhere. Case in point: One of my best friends is a mechanical engineer who studied at the University of California at San Diego, which has a leading fusion research program. Every time I start talking clean energy, without exception, he'll bring up fusion. "It's closer than you think," he's been telling me for years. Inevitably, I'll say something like the following: That may be so, but our policymakers don't see it that way, and vested interests in fossil fuels certainly don't, so there's not adequate funding for research. Plus, it's still really uncertain ... But he holds firm. And why? Why put so much stock in this technology? I'll let the New York Times answer that one: Harnessing nuclear fusion, the energy that powers the sun and the stars, has b...

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