• There are a number of new technologies and approaches worth exploring: small modular reactors, nuclear fusion, molten salt, and more. Tech moguls like Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates are investing.
  • The feature focuses on "molten salt," which ends up creating a reactor that can run on nuclear waste. Conventional reactors only extract 3 to 4 percent of uranium's energy. The molten salt approach can extract 96 percent of energy from uranium, leaving less nuclear waste.
  • Nuclear is gaining fans in the environmental world because without huge advancements in large-scale battery storage, then nuclear may be a better carbon-neutral power source than solar or wind.

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