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This subreddit is devoted to the discussion of thorium as a future energy resource, and particularly the machine to most safely and efficiently extract that energy – the Liquid Fluoride Thorium Reactor (LFTR), pioneered by American nuclear physicist Dr. Alvin M. Weinberg.
>"It was a successful technology that was dropped because it was too different from the main lines of reactor development.. I hope that in a second nuclear era, the technology will be resurrected." - Alwin Weinberg
Thorium energy can help us
check CO2 emissions and global warming
cut deadly air pollution
provide safe and inexhaustible energy
increase human prosperity
All thorium and LFTR related news and discussions are welcomed here.
More information and useful links:
Thorium Remix 2011 - LFTR in 5 minutes - as the name suggests, the video starts with a 5 minute comprehensive summary of the important aspects of the LFTR, to hold you over until you find your Ritalin
TEDxYYC - Kirk Sorensen - Thorium - Kirk Sorensen's presentation about LFTR at TEDxYYC 2011
Flibe Energy - A company founded by Kirk Sorensen. Building the First LFTR!
Thorium Energy Alliance - advocacy and educational organisation dedicated to thorium energy
- T.E.A. Conference Proceedings - proceedings from the annual TEA Conferences (TEACs). There is a lot of great information and media that can give you a general knowledge of the great benefits of using thorium as an energy source
The Weinberg Foundation - a British non-profit organisation dedicated to act as a communications, debate and lobbying hub to raise awareness about the potential of thorium energy and LFTR
IThEO.org - International Thorium Energy Organisation
ThoriumRemix.com - Home of the Thorium Remix documentaries
Motherboard TV: The Thorium Dream (Documentary) - Motherboard TV produced this terrific and very informative documentary, with interviews conducted at the third Thorium Energy Alliance Conference held in Washington DC in May 2011
Rebuttals to common anti-LFTR myths and misinformation articles floating around
Thorium IRC Channel - #thorium on irc.freenode.net
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