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Room: Colonial Room, Bldg: White’s of Westport

October 2017

Carbon-Free Power Generation

October 10, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Michael Armenia will speak on the Future of Nuclear Energy from the perspective of Generation IV reactors, especially the class of Molten Salt Reactors (MSRs). These were invented in the Manhattan Project and shelved for lack of military utility and for political reasons.  MSRs, in particular the thorium-fueled MSR were recently highlighted by Dr. James Hanson as practically “our last chance” to save the planet from the effects of climate change and population growth. Mr. Armenia will trace the largely unknown history…

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