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This spreadsheet supports: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talk:Nuclear_power#Chapter_on_reserves
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142,300TWh (2008) =- total [[world energy consumption]] over time: past, present and projections for the future, e.g. 142,300 TWh (2008)
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5,613,923ton- tons of nuclear ore used to generate this 100% of power by nuclear power
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4.7million tons of uranium ore discovered
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5.79%TWh (2008) = - % of nuclear power in this total energy consumption over time, e.g.
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325000ton- tons of nuclear ore used to generate this % of power
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1- tons of highly toxic waste rock per ton per ton of uranium ore extracted
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- tons of nuclear ore used/necessary to generate/replace all power by nuclear power
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- uranium ore reserves, how many years this will enable to provide power in 3 scenario's, a.o. one where all citizens of the planet have equal right to a decent minimum amount of power as per [[Universal Declaration of Human Rights]] or [[Millennium Development Goals]]
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- thorium ore reserves, how many years this will enable to provide power in 3 scenario's
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- uranium and thorium ore reserves combined, how many years this will enable to provide power in 3 scenario's
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1tons of nuclear ore
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20%% uranium=yellowcake/ton of nuclear orehttp://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=finding-fissile-fuel&page=4
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200kgyellowcakehttp://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=finding-fissile-fuel&page=4
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23kguranium hexafluoride enriched to contain as much as 5 percent U235http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=finding-fissile-fuel&page=4
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160Tjthe amount of energy it takes to mine, mill, enrich and fabricate one metric ton of uranium fuel may be larger than 160 terajoules—the amount of energy one can generate from it.http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=finding-fissile-fuel&page=4
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The International Atomic Energy Association (IAEA) estimated in 2005 that 4.7 million metric tons of uranium are known to be available worldwide (at varying costs of recovery) and that an additional 10 million metric tons exist but are yet to be discovered—plenty of isotope to meet the 65,000 metric tons of fuel required annually by the world's fleet of 436 nuclear reactors.http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=finding-fissile-fuel&page=4
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4.7million tons of uranium ore discoveredhttp://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=finding-fissile-fuel&page=4
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10million tons of uranium ore exist but need to be discoveredhttp://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=finding-fissile-fuel&page=4
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65,000tons of nuclear fuel/yrneeded to feed the world's fleet of 436 nuclear reactorshttp://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=finding-fissile-fuel&page=4
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436nuclear reactors on our planethttp://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=finding-fissile-fuel&page=4
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325,000tons of nuclear oreneeded to feed the world's fleet of 436 nuclear reactorshttp://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=finding-fissile-fuel&page=4
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2.21%325,000/total discovered and to be discovered reserves in %, needed per yearhttp://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=finding-fissile-fuel&page=4
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