Nuclear Waste Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 37 Nuclear Waste Quotes

#1. You grow up readings about pirates and cowboys and spacemen and stuff, and just when you think the world's all full of amazing things, they tell you it's really all dead whales and chopped-down forests and nuclear waste hanging about millions of years. - Author: Neil Gaiman
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#2. Romantics might like to think of themselves as being composed of stardust. Cynics might prefer to think of themselves as nuclear waste. - Author: Simon Singh
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#3. If all of your electricity in your lifetime came from nuclear [energy], the waste from that lifetime of electricity would go in a Coke can. - Author: Stewart Brand
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#4. I can think of a number of areas in New York where three acres of nuclear waste would make the neighborhood safer to walk around in than it is now, and better lit. - Author: P. J. O'Rourke
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#5. My holy grail is fusion energy. Nuclear fusion has little to no radioactive waste. It's clean. It's very abundant. The fuels are everywhere. There are problems with fusion. - Author: Taylor Wilson
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#6. We are 'nuclear waste' from the fuel that makes stars shine; indeed, each of us contains atoms whose provenance can be traced back to thousands of different stars spread through our Milky Way. - Author: Martin Rees
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#7. I find it sad, but all too human, that there are vast bureaucracies concerned about nuclear waste, huge organizations devoted to decommissioning nuclear power stations, but nothing comparable to deal with that truly malign waste, carbon dioxide. - Author: James E. Lovelock
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#8. All we need do with nuclear waste is dilute it to a low radiation level and sprinkle it over the ocean
or even over America after hormesis is better understood and verified with respect to more diseases. - Author: Arthur B. Robinson
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#9. I know that nuclear is better than fossil fuels when it comes to carbon dioxide, but nuclear energy is by no means clean. We don't know what to do with the waste we already have and it seems like a bad idea to me to make more when we have so many cleaner options such as wind and solar. - Author: Sheryl Crow
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#10. For someone who was educated at Princeton and Harvard Law School, Mrs Obama can also plant garden bulbs without looking as if she is handling nuclear waste. - Author: Matt Frei
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#11. It's a national concern, I mean how we dispose of nuclear waste in a safe way, how we deal with this incredible amount of nuclear waste we have created over the years. - Author: Tom Udall
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#12. Bullying builds character like nuclear waste creates superheroes. It's a rare occurrence and often does much more damage than endowment. - Author: Zack W. Van
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#13. No," said Fraa Jad, "they are probably telling us that they have figured out that Edhar, Rambalf, and Tredegarh are where the Saecular Power stored all of the nuclear waste. - Author: Neal Stephenson
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#14. If we take into account the existence of our planet, we have to recognise that we are guests that spend a short and very determined period in this world, and all we leave behind is nuclear waste. - Author: Gunter Grass
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#15. I'm staying," Henry said, annoyed.
"Why?"
"Because, if I leave, it would be like abandoning two mentally challenged people in a nuclear waste dump. - Author: Lisa Lutz
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#16. You can guarantee that mining uranium will lead to nuclear waste. You can't guarantee that uranium mining will not lead to nuclear weapons. - Author: Anthony Albanese
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#17. Eighty percent of global warming is the result of man's wrongful use of the resources of the planet and the dumping of millions upon millions of tons of nuclear and other waste in the world, creating great toxic areas all over our skies, our oceans, our rivers, and the earth. - Author: Benjamin Creme
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#18. I could draw Bloom County with my nose and pay my cleaning lady to write it, and I'd bet I wouldn't lose 10% of my papers over the next twenty years. Such is the nature of comic-strips. Once established, their half-life is usually more than nuclear waste. - Author: Berkeley Breathed
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#19. He's like six hundred years younger than you are. I refuse to be the moral compass of our cell! Most weekends I have an intoxispell bong attached to my mouth like a respirator. I love scatological humor, and I list 'pranks involving nuclear waste' and 'making demons eat things' as my hobbies. - Author: Kresley Cole
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#20. Our reactor actually burns nuclear waste as fuel. So not only is it safe and powerful, it solves an important issue: It actually reduces nuclear waste instead of creating. It's the reactor of your dreams. - Author: Nathan Myhrvold
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#21. Nuclear energy is a waste of time. They should go about harnessing the power of the unconscious when it is in the act of denying Death. - Author: Steve Toltz
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#22. Every advance [in Science] will most likely tell us as much about ourselves as it will about the universe we inhabit. We are all collections of chemicals made in the cataclysmic explosions of stars; we are stardust, or nuclear waste, depending on your perspective. - Author: Michael Brooks
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#23. We are all stardust, or nuclear waste depending on your analysis - Author: Christopher Hitchens
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#24. Such is the nature of comic strips. Once established, their half-life is usually more than nuclear waste. Typically, the end result is lazy, rich cartoonists. - Author: Berkeley Breathed
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#25. The risks of transporting deadly nuclear waste, the environmental justice impacts and the long-term health effects of both these projects are untenable ... We cannot afford to be silent on these important issues. - Author: James Cromwell
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#26. There is no question we need an energy policy overhaul in America. A key part of that overhaul must include moving forward aggressively with expanding nuclear energy as a renewable energy source. Storing nuclear waste is an important piece of that effort. - Author: Erik Paulsen
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#27. Certain countries are dumping nuclear waste directly into
the ocean, making fish flesh even more poisonous. - Author: Sathya Sai Baba
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#28. We subsidize the disposal of waste in all its myriad forms from landfills to Superfund cleanups, from deep-well injection to storage of nuclear waste. In the process, we encourage an economy where 80 percent of what we consume gets thrown away after one use. - Author: Paul Hawken
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#29. UC Santa Cruz biologist had discovered elevated levels of radiation in fish swimming among some of the 47,500 barrels of nuclear waste that the navy had dumped in a 540-square-mile area around the Farallones between 1946 and 1970. - Author: Susan Casey
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#30. All the waste in a year from a nuclear power plant can be stored under a desk. - Author: Ronald Reagan
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#31. Fame is a spiritual drug. It is often a by-product of our artistic work, but like nuclear waste, it can be a very dangerous by-product. - Author: Julia Cameron
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#32. The discussion about energy options tends to be an intensely emotional, polarised, mistrustful, and destructive one. Every option is strongly opposed: the public seem to be anti-wind, anti-coal, anti-waste-to-energy, anti-tidal-barrages, anti-carbon-tax, and anti-nuclear. - Author: David J. C. MacKay
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#33. By burning nuclear waste as fuel, we believe we can power the United States cleanly for hundreds of years without ever touching new resources. - Author: Nathan Myhrvold
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#34. All the atoms we are made of are forged from hydrogen in stars that died and exploded before our solar system formed. So if you are romantic, you can say we are literally stardust. If you are less romantic, you can say we're the nuclear waste from fuel that makes stars shine. - Author: Martin Rees
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#35. Truth is like nuclear waste: it needs to be dealt with carefully. Sometimes it needs to be buried way, way out of town. And sometimes it should never be uncovered at all. - Author: Gina Barreca
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#36. Expired condoms are like nuclear waste: there's nothing sensible you can do with it. - Author: Andrew Smith
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#37. The DOE and DOD are among the most notorious offenders of our hazardous waste laws. - Author: John Dingell
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