Wind farms are not an alternative form of free energy. They are an expensive ADDITIONAL form of energy. For every potential kilowatt of wind generated energy, an equivalent generating capacity, from conventional; nuclear, coal, gas, hydro… power station sits idle, as a back-up for when the wind does not blow.
The environmental impact of nuclear power results from the nuclear fuel cycle, operation, and the effects of nuclear accidents.. The greenhouse gas emissions from nuclear fission power are much smaller than those associated with coal, oil and gas, and the routine health risks are much smaller than those associated with coal.
The Romance of Steel A History of the Steel Industry by Herbert Newton Casson THE BIRTH OF THE BESSEMER PROCESS. On that bleak November day when Andrew Carnegie was born in a Scottish cottage, the iron and steel makers of America had no more thought of millions than of castles in Spain.
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