And don't mess up on the facts! This thought comes to mind because of a brief back-and-forth I had at Environmental Capital re: their post "Going Nuclear: What To Do With the Waste?":
Comment by - April 29, 2008 at 11:15 am
To which another reader responded:
... And indeed, we should ask Sweden.
Comment by - April 29, 2008 at 3:46 pm
You never know when your audience knows something about the subject in question, in this case I knew Mr. Ahlport had made two misstatements of fact and two blatant spin moves in 46 words. So I took on the two that didn't require looking up the exact numbers:
Comment by - April 29, 2008 at 5:25 pm
After I wrote that I checked and it turns out that the two plants that were shut down produced a total of 1200 MWHe and the upgrades (already approved by the government) total 665 MWHe or better than 55%.
I'm sure Mr. Ahlport is a lovely man but any time I see him writing I'm going to have a subconcious twinge and maybe a conscious thought: "Hmm, on Swedish nuclear he appeared to be a spinmeister" and that's how you lose access, without ever knowing why.