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Energy in Context and Correcting a Critic

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Independent Writer nextbigfuture

Brian Wang is a business-oriented futurist, speaker and author of emerging and disruptive technologies. He is the sole author and writer of, a science-focused news site that...

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Nextbigfuture has tracked and analyzed nuclear fusion, nuclear fission and other energy. Nextbigfuture has dozens of articles comparing all energy sources based on safety using the deaths per terawatt hour metric. In 2008, Nextbigfuture had its first death per terawatt-hours for all energy sources. Nextbigfuture has written hundreds of articles about air pollution and the problems with coal, oil and natural gas. Air pollution is bad and indoor and outdoor air pollution causes 7 million deaths per year. Poverty is worse and causes about 18 million deaths per year. Thus getting inexpensive energy from burnable dirt (coal) to lift a...

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