Profile

Cover photo
Alex Cannara
Attended Lehigh U. & Stanford U.
Lives in Bay Area, Calif.
239 followers|13,141 views
AboutPostsPhotosVideos

Stream

Alex Cannara

Shared publicly  - 
 
"doses are cumulative" is what someone who's been lied to about radiation sadly thinks.

If doses were so, then the continual ~~4400 Becquerels of beta & gamma caused by our our kidneys regulating us to have ~200 grams of Potassium throughout our bodies from birth, would have turned us into throbbing, cancerous blobs long ago.

Maybe some reading this will benefit from facts, like...
https://www.patreon.com/posts/2901438?login=cannara%40sbcglobal.net
https://www.patreon.com/creation?hid=2314777
http://tinyurl.com/c8vrc8y (2012)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HB22cREdBqw  ("700,000 years ago" => "700 million")
OPINION- Today I cannot receive one of the most common and beneficial oral health activities, a six-month dental visit with my dental provider, Kaiser Permanente. The reason why? I am refusing to have a panoramic X-ray. This potentially profitable medical procedure for some dental practices is a ...
1
John Kutsch's profile photo
 
If were lucky , this ass hat has not breed and put stupid children into the herd. Let's hope he has brutal gum disease that could have been caught by an xray. - I'm so tired of these stupid asses . . . the only thing that is not safe in any amount and is a cumulative danger is the stupidity shown by these people.
Add a comment...

Alex Cannara

commented on a video on YouTube.
Shared publicly  - 
 
Coal creates more than CO2.  Study what's in the ash, and what's legally released up the stack.

Wind is not a "low carbon" energy source -- it's dependent on climate change and is ravenous for resources -- coal, for example (look up how steel is made).  One large windmill has enough steel to build the largest nuclear reactor vessel ever made, which can generate >100x as much power, 24/7.  In contrast, windmills need rapidly-responding backup, typically gas turbines -- an emissions oops.

Alex Cannara

commented on a video on YouTube.
Shared publicly  - 
 
Really?  Has Murdoch's purchase of Nat Geo finally dumbed it down so much as to not know about "spent fuel" -- "have to be kept in water for years before they cool off".

Guess science isn't on Nat Geo's authors' resumes anymore.  Spent fuel is hot for the same reason the Earth has  an atmosphere -- decay heat in the planet's core.

But, spent fuel loses 99% of its heat in 1 day after shutdown and can be stored in open air after 90 days.  Danger, science approaching!...
www.energyfromthorium.com/javaws/SpentFuelExplorer.jnlp

"Plutonium will be radioactive for 240,000 years"  -- yes, that means it's not very radioactive, which is why it can be held in one's hand.

So let's see, who benefits form this disgraceful piece?  Oh yeah, the same folks who benefitted from closing Shoreham -- the coal & oil industries -- everyone's friends!  Murdoch's & Koch's for sure.  Yours?
;]
--
Dr. A. Cannara
650 400 3071
http://tinyurl.com/c8vrc8y

Alex Cannara

commented on a video on YouTube.
Shared publicly  - 
 
"A decade from now" for SMRs.  Thus, Moniz explains why we're giving away the world nuclear power market to China & Russia.  Had dinner with 13 folks from China Nuclear Power Construction last Fall.  They said clearly:  "We intend to dominate world nuclear-power markets."

Looks like our administration is aiding that intent.

"We have, of course, researched Thorium reactors." -- really?  Doesn't understand the U233/232 IAEA "self-protection" spec. where 2.4% U232 renders U233 self protective and non-proliferable.

Moniz seems to confirm he's a gas guy!

Alex Cannara

commented on a video on YouTube.
Shared publicly  - 
 
Excellent.  This talk should be repeated and extended in June in Palo Alto...
www.thoriumenergyalliance.com

Alex Cannara

commented on a video on YouTube.
Shared publicly  - 
 
Only one thing missing on our need for more nuclear power -- processing of materials needed to combat ocean acidification, which threatens ocean species, food chains & the natural carbon cycle.

Alex Cannara

Shared publicly  - 
 
The coal industry fooled Australian leaders into mining coal & burning & selling it; and mining Uranium, selling it, and not using it.

They've been almost as silly as we in ignoring science & the environment for years:   http://tinyurl.com/6xgpkfa

Now, Australia is losing its Barrier reef, getting hotter and finally waking up, perhaps.

https://northwestcleanenergy.wordpress.com/2015/02/12/the-forces-of-light-why-supporting-nuclear-energy-is-good-for-the-soul/
http://www.buzzfeed.com/edwkee/16-things-i-like-about-nuclear-power-1ldad

Even the Dalai Lama knows why nuclear power has been and is an absolute necessity...


http://tinyurl.com/kn22qcn
www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2486894/Scientists-urge-climate-groups-nuclear-power-warn-wind-solar-fulfil-worlds-energy-needs.html
http://decarbonisesa.com/2014/06/30/another-climate-scientist-joins-calls-for-nuclear/
http://www.sunshinecoastdaily.com.au/news/scientists-tell-greenies-embrace-nuclear-save-plan/2502717/
http://www.coastreporter.net/climate-scientist-says-rational-threat-assessment-needed-for-nuclear-power-1.1776075
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lXTPKGuQhzQ&feature=youtu.be
http://www.science20.com/news_articles/james_hansen_to_mitigate_climate_change_nuclear_energy_should_be_included-154923
http://thoriumforum.com/open-letter-those-influencing-environmental-policy-opposed-nuclear-power
http://tinyurl.com/m5qp8vf
http://dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/01/24/more-views-on-nuclear-power-waste-safety-and-cost/?_php=true&_type=blogs&_php=true&_type=blogs&_r=1
www.slideshare.net/Revkin/dot-nuclear-1-2214-lettersigned-by-4-nuclear-scientists-and-engineers
https://www.facebook.com/download/823098194404759/An-Open-Letter-to-Environmentalists.pdf
http://scitation.aip.org/content/aip/magazine/physicstoday/news/10.1063/PT.4.2433
http://world-nuclear.org/info/Current-and-Future-Generation/The-Nuclear-Debate/

Dalai Lama...
 http://tinyurl.com/82o6etd

Ben Heard (former Aussie anti-nuke)...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IzbI0UPwQHg
..even some Aussies get it.

Perhaps next will be Pope Francis?  He's wise too.
--
Dr. A. Cannara
650 400 3071
Australia has the opportunity to consider nuclear power as a second, low-carbon option alongside renewables to enable more rapid decarbonisation of the economy. Will it take it?
4
Henk van der Gaast's profile photo
 
I am sorry to add Alex..  The current government are climate denialists and the previous is populated by the religious antinuclear set ..

the only reason why we have a Nuclear science facility is to hang onto our seat in the IAEA.

Its changing ever so slowly tho.. we have some environmentalists who are pro nuclear and are willing to comment where we can.
Add a comment...

Alex Cannara

commented on a video on YouTube.
Shared publicly  - 
 
Amazing.  We're supposed to think that nuclear reactors caused this guy's cows to starve?  The cause of the Fukushima disaster was known long before it happened -- the Japanese business/govt. tradition of collusion...   http://tinyurl.com/o852xg5

Followed by unnecessary evacuations that killed a few hundred folks.

Imagine, a govt & regulator allowing a company (TEPCO) to remove 25 meters of natural elevation from a seasides sight known for large tsunami.

Funny how this video keeps viewers ignorant by suggesting 0.008mSv is dangerous, when the normal background radiation from Japan's volcanic rock/soil is higher and people survive quite nicely in far higher radiation around the world, even as aircraft crews.
http://imgs.xkcd.com/blag/radiation.png
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TRL7o2kPqw0&channel=1veritasium

But, this video seems to be used for other purposes, such as scasre mongering.

If one wants accurate Fukushima info...
http://www.hiroshimasyndrome.com/fukushima-accident-updates.html
http://www.fukushimaminponews.com/news.html?id=462
 ·  Translate

Alex Cannara

commented on a video on YouTube.
Shared publicly  - 
 
And, we need even more nuclear simply to address ocean acidification, which is on track to extinguish ocean food chains before 2050.  This is the most immediate, most dangerous threat to the planet.  Extinctions aren't reversible.  Climate & sea rise might be.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wtQxF_3BSxQ 
http://tinyurl.com/nqfem24
http://tinyurl.com/n2qnos6
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UHxJxkVIEck

Visit AGU in SF next week, if around...  Booth 2617
http://fallmeeting.agu.org/2014/media-center/
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/270115937/1442989529?token=2364eb63
--
Dr. A. Cannara
650 400 3071

Alex Cannara

commented on a video on YouTube.
Shared publicly  - 
 
Excellent, 2009 talk. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=evfgbVjb688

Here's what some of us have been advocating more recently...
 http://tinyurl.com/n2qnos6  (acidification, Halper)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wtQxF_3BSxQ 
http://tinyurl.com/nqfem24
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UHxJxkVIEck
http://youtu.be/7Ew-iQTTNSE

And, come to the AGU conference in a week:  AGU  Booth 2617
http://fallmeeting.agu.org/2014/media-center/
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/270115937/1442989529?token=2364eb63

Only nuclear power, especially adavanced nuclear, can help us thwart acidification as well as other effects of CO2 emissions.
Work
Employment
  • Consultant
Places
Map of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has lived
Currently
Bay Area, Calif.
Links
Education
  • Lehigh U. & Stanford U.
Basic Information
Gender
Male