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So you think you know nuclear?

June 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

How can Advanced Nuclear Energy help protect the climate?
This Citizens’ Climate Lobby zoom forum will explore the new nuclear technologies being developed by public-private partnerships. One project (X-Energy) is planned for Hanford WA and the other (Terrapower) may also be placed at Hanford. bit.ly
• What fossil fuel uses can these technologies replace?
• How do they affect measures for safe handling and prevention of weapon proliferation?
• What is their impact on habitat and climate through the mining, operation, recycle, and disposal lifecycle?
• How do they affect intermittent energy output from wind and solar?
• How will they affect reliability and resiliency of the electricity grid?
• How will they affect construction cost?
• What are the steps to prove out new technology?
• How will carbon fees, the utility payment system, and potential global energy markets affect deployment of low carbon energy generators?
Bring your questions and experience!
• Kurt Smithpeters, CCL member, systems engineer and independent researcher
• Jim Hopf, leader of CCL Nuclear Energy Action Team and nuclear technician


June 7
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Citizens’ Climate Lobby- Tri-Cities
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