Sadly, nuclear power has, for many years, been the world's most-egregious victim of NIMBY, mainly because of an erroneous belief that nuclear power is dangerous. I'd venture to say that the residents complaining most vehemently about the emissions from my local plant would be even more steadfast in opposing a nuclear plant in the same area.
Warnings from gold miners operating in Ghana that their operations could be hit by power disruptions highlighted increasing energy shortages across Africa, as growing economies grapple with inadequate planning and higher energy costs.
Given that just below the surface, the threats to the U.S. economy are even greater today than in the late 1970s, we can easily envision silver closing in on its previous high and even going way beyond it.
As a follow-up to last week's coverage, Clipper management has passed a series of resolutions in an Extraordinary General Meeting. With its turbine sales order book well-stocked, the company continues to spark investors' interest.