Costs of power

A picture’s worth a thousand words, and this graphic from the IEA hammers home the point that if you’re looking for a long-term energy source, wind is it.

The image is included in an article in The Economist titled “The Shape of Things to Come?” It’s a thorough account of the different angles to the current discussion over nuclear.

Also in nuclear news: The Australian reports on some objections to nuclear based on the life-cycle analysis argument, and Alternative Energy Blog has some good discussion on the paper.