Thorium is in a wide abundance all around the world and is extremely powerful and efficient. “Thorium is a highly sustainable fuel; reserves are currently assessed to be 3-5 times more abundant than uranium.” (Ashley). The Scientific American estimates that there is nearly 15.5 million metric tons of Uranium that is usable, it continues to say that new technology such as better detection and extraction should double that estimate. The nations with the highest estimated deposits of Thorium are Norway, India, Venezuela, Turkey, USA, and Australia (Thorium has a distinct signature and is easy to find by satellite). In fact the United States has a reserve already mined that could power the country for three years, and that is only one stockpile. In additi...
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