Debunk the hype about nuclear fusion energy

In December 2022, a lot of publicity was praising nuclear fusion as a smart new source of clean, limitless energy.  That publicity exaggerated the supposed benefits and failed to mention the shortcomings.

These articles from December 2022 provide more sensible information:

This article from January 2022 also provides caution about fusion:


This article exposes the dangers of fusion in relation to nuclear weapons:

The “fusion” energy supporters’ vigorous media “hype” about a recent accomplishment seems designed to create support for the extremely high funding needed.  Also, the extremely huge amount of high-tech equipment is horribly expensive and would consume huge amounts of materials and energy to build.  Other practical problems exist too.

Also, the much-publicized “fusion” energy accomplishment might actually allow nuclear weapons escalation, as this article mentions at about half way through the article.  See this from a very reliable source:





















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Since the late 1960s Glen Anderson has devoted his life to working as a volunteer for peace, nonviolence, social justice, and progressive political issues. He has worked through many existing organizations and started several. Over the years he has worked especially for such wide-ranging goals as making peace with Vietnam, eliminating nuclear weapons, converting from a military economy to a peacetime economy, abolishing the death penalty, promoting nonviolence at all levels throughout society, and helping people organize and strategize for grassroots movements to solve many kinds of problems. He writes, speaks, and conducts training workshops on a wide variety of topics. Since 1987 he has produced and hosted a one-hour cable TV interview program on many kinds of issues. Since 2017 he has blogged at He lives in Lacey near Olympia WA. You can reach him at (360) 491-9093