Hurricane Irma

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  1. the_randomizer

    the_randomizer The Temp's official fox whisperer

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    I'd much rather go with solar than wind, it seems to be more reliable than the other.
     


  2. ThisIsDaAccount

    ThisIsDaAccount GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    True, solar's definitely developing faster. I even saw some roof tiles that can capture solar energy on the news once.
     
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  3. the_randomizer

    the_randomizer The Temp's official fox whisperer

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    There are downsides, like cost, and maintenance, but it's getting there.
     
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    If you go to Amish country sometime a lot of them have solar panels on their roof and are entirely self sufficient off them. Pretty cool imo.
     
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    How are you?
     
  6. zSyntex

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    I will never find myself in you, because in my own country we do not see certain atmospheric phenomena.
    I can only wish you good luck, and for any help (even moral) all GBATemp's user are here :D
     
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    Nuclear reactors rarely break down. Nuclear is the best choice, and saves us from destroying the o zone even more.
     
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  8. zeveroth
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    Downgraded to a 2. Tampa still looks to get the eye. Miami was messed up good. Tom of flooding. Let's hope she finishes to slow down. I know that means more of the coast and inland will feel it but Atleast it wont get stronger. Thisisdaaccount, I hope you are doing well.
     
  9. ThisIsDaAccount

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    I'm good! I lost power and water in my house but other than that everything went by smoothly, since I was on the opposite coast. The worst the storm did was knock over some trees thankfully. Thanks for asking!


    Anyone seeing this please contact your family and friends on Florida's west coast. They got the worst of it.
     
  10. brickmii82

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    Thorium breeder reactors are ideal as there is low waste from them as they can be easily recycled. Thorium isotope 232 is bombarded with neutrons creating Uranium 233. It further decays partly into uranium 232 which is unsuitable for weapons so it has a natural defense against proliferation. Nuclear is safe when it's not built on faultlines.....
     
  11. the_randomizer

    the_randomizer The Temp's official fox whisperer

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    All things considered, Irma could have been so much worse, it's extremely lucky it was a tropical storm when it hit landfall.
     
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    We can kind of thank the Cuban mountain range. It slowed her down enough to help the keys out some and the fact that she had pushed inland farther yesterday, added to her weakening. Still she was more than bad enough. Hope all is well tempers
     
  13. xXxSwagnemitexXx

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    That's good then, just a coincidence, we got a power cut in England yesterday, around the Kent area for about half a day.