Carbon, the atom and slavery

Some years ago, I found this video concerning the activist Helen Caldicott, a woman completely consumed with the goal of turning off every single nuclear power plant and destroying every nuclear bomb. It was two hours well spent. The video easily debunked numerous claims that Caldicott has made about nuclear power and shows that she has little visible grasp on the facts.

But there were a couple of other things presented in that video that really caught my eye. First is this statistic: the light water uranium reactors we run today consume only 6% of the fuel. Then what is left of…