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energyUpdate on Copenhagen Atomics Molten Salt Fission From CTO

Aslak Stubsgaard, CTO of Copenhagen Atomics provided an update to Nextbigfuture on their development of a Molten Salt nuclear fission reactor. They are a molten salt reactor company developing a 100MW(th) thorium molten salt reactors with an initial load plutonium …

coronavirusCoronavirus Surging in Korea, Italy and Iran as China Schools Via TV

South Korea now has over 4000 confirmed cases of Coronavirus and Italy is almost at 1700 and Iran is nearing 1000 confirmed cases. Iran has 54 confirmed deaths, 34 in Italy and 26 in South Korea. The reversal of confirmed …

europePoland, Spain and Italy Have Growing EU Exit Movements

A recent poll in Italy had 40% distrust of the EU. Spain’s third-largest political party is considering adopting a Spanish exit platform. They are under pressure from a right-way grassroots movement. Poland’s Laws and Politics Are Conflicting With the EU …

europeBrexit – UK Votes to Leave EU on January 31, 2020

British parliament has voted in favor of Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s plan for the UK to leave the EU on 31 January. They voted 358 to 234 – a majority of 124 – in favor of the EU (Withdrawal Agreement) …

agricultureMillions of Tons of Insects for Animal Feed by 2030 for Hyper-efficient Food Sources

Insects are naturally eaten by many animals such as carnivorous fish, poultry and pigs. Insects are 50% to 82% protein and can be added to animal feed – with up to 40% insect content for fish feed and 30% for …

europeLarge Conservative Majority in UK Which Means Brexit By End of 2020 – Tories 368 Seats

Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservatives set to win an outright majority according to exit polls. This will mean Johnson can deliver on his promise for a Brexit by the end of 2020. The EU economy will shrink by $3 trillion. …

chinaThe Post Brexit-EU Versus the USA and China in Terms of GDP

It seems likely that the UK election will hand Boris Johnson and his Conservatives a majority. This would mean a Brexit where the UK leaves the EU by the end of 2020. At the end of 2019: The US economy …

europeBritish Election Polls Predicts Conservative Majority Therefore Brexit By End of 2020

The final polling for Thursday UK general election have an 82% chance of a Conservative majority. The results will likely be known by about 9AM Eastern Standard time on Friday. If Boris Johnson and his Conservatives win a majority then …

chinaSustainably Hustling and Cheating to Become a Fully Developed Nation

China revised up its nominal 2018 gross domestic product (GDP) by 2.1% to 91.93 trillion yuan ($13.08 trillion) and this keeps them tracking to the promise doubling the size of its economy by 2020 from 2010. The current round of …

electric carsElon Tweets that Tesla Will Build Gigafactory in Berlin

Elon has tweeted that Tesla will build batteries, powertrains, vehicles starting with Model Y in a new Gigafactory in Berlin. Tesla has indicated that the European gigafactory should be operational in 2021. Elon Musk was in Berlin at “Das Goldene …