Germany Solar and Wind is Triple the Cost of France’s Nuclear and Will Last Half as Long

France’s nuclear energy spending was 60% of what Germany spent on renewables. France gets about 400 Terawatt hour per year from nuclear but Germany gets 226 Terawatt-hours each year. 45 Terawatt-hours of Germany’s renewable power comes from burning biomass which generates air pollution. Germany’s solar farms will have to be rebuilt every 15-25 years. The …

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France and Europe Have Hot Days And Some Predict More Frequent Heat Waves

Hot days in France are a big concern because the country does not have much air conditioning and 15,000 people died in a heatwave in 2003. The French national weather service activated its highest level heat danger alert for the first time. School and many other events were canceled. Temperatures in Paris, France are forecasted …

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Winners in EU Elections Were Nationalist Parties

The leader of Italy’s right-wing League Party, Matteo Salvini, said populist and nationalist parties will control at least 150 seats in the new 751-seat European Parliament. ECFR (European Council on Foreign Relations) published results of surveys that show most Europeans believe the EU could fall apart within the next two decades. Salvini told RAI state …

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China and Europe Hope to be 15 Years Behind SpaceX on Reusable Rockets

Ariane is working on a reusable rocket engine called Prometheus and they created animation of the Themis reusable rocket design. The Themis project will build a multiple-engine first-stage rocket that launches vertically and lands near the launch site. The Prometheus engine is a reusable liquid oxygen and methane engine that may cost as little as …

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Climate Change Demand is Telling Putin and Texas Oilmen to Stop and French to Sacrifice

The IPCC (UN Climate Change committee of scientists) and other climate groups have put out reports with dire warning about the climate crisis. They are demanding that the world shift from fossil fuels to clean energy and for ALL industry to shift. Well some people believe that is perfectly reasonable and a good plan. How …

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France freezes Iranian assets over foiled bombing attempt

France said on Tuesday there was no doubt Iran’s intelligence ministry was behind a June plot to attack an exiled opposition group’s rally outside Paris and it seized assets belonging to Tehran’s intelligence services and two Iranian nationals. The hardening of relations between Paris and Tehran could have far-reaching consequences for Iran as President Hassan …

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France building 5 new high speed rail lines for $15.6 billion

France has approved 13.4 billion euros [USD15.6 billion] of investment into five new high-speed rail TGV lines. They will make the buildout over the next five years. This is an increase of 40% over the previous five-year high-speed rail budget. The Five new lines are * Bordeaux-Toulouse axis, the two stations of the two regional …

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France’s Nuclear Energy is Over Three Times Faster and Cheaper than Germany’s Solar and Wind

France completed construction on 76% of its current 58 reactors at an inflation-adjusted cost of $330 billion (€290 billion). The complete buildout of the 58 reactors was less €400 billion. Germany would need 50% more nuclear energy than France to completely replace all other power generation. This would cost €600 billion if Germany could match …

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