can aid clean energy
The Letter to the Editor from Robin Traywick Williams (“Natural gas better than windmills, solar panels) in response to my Letter to the Editor (“Climate change critic? Then offer alternatives”) is thought provoking. This is a discussion we need concerning the existential threat of climate change and how we should address it.
Natural gas is only a bridge fuel to a non-carbon energy environment. Nuclear power is a non-carbon method of producing energy, but we will have to deal with the waste from conventional nuclear power plants indefinitely. If nuclear cold fusion, thorium or molten salt fusion, etc., become viable energy sources they should be used. They are not now. There are negatives associated with all energy sources — but it is…