Re: A Republican!!!!!! (was Re: OT: sponge burning!)
Ron Johnson wrote:
> On 02/26/07 09:34, Kent West wrote:
>> Ron Johnson wrote:
>>> But coal is less oogey-boogey scary [than nuclear].
>>> Besides, the power (a *LOT* of power) has to come from *somewhere*,
>>> on a *large* industrial scale. Especially over in China, where coal
>>> and auto pollution is hundreds of times worse than in the West.
>> I'm expecting solar power to become practical in the next three years or
>> so. At least, that's what the press-releases tell me to think ;-)
> When it's practical at the industrial scale, and the sun shines all
> day, every day, then I'll believe the press releases.
I think the big solar breakthrough is getting them to work well on overcast