Thursday, December 31, 2009

Gerry, do we have any thorium?

Wired looks at the green nuke of thorium. Low radiation hazard, plentiful and a natural breeder for reactors, it was ignored during the Cold War because its waste couldn't be weaponised into warheads. Tech start-ups and national researchers in India and China are seriously looking into it.

What does NZ's nuke policy have to say about thorium?