They don’t have to – as long as people turn off their brains because they don’t think they have the technical know-how to analyze this invisible energy.
The only thing that’s probably true about this story is the building of the concrete monuments and the extraordinary financial fraud required to do so.
With the world’s second-biggest proven reserves of oil, Saudi Arabia seems an unlikely aspirant to the nuclear-energy club. Yet the largest oil exporter plans to build at least 16 nuclear reactors over the next 25 years at a cost of more than $80 billion. The Saudis see atomic energy as a way to ease their dependence on finite fossil fuels. But they are also driven by competition with their rival Iran, which has multiple nuclear facilities. Whatever the motivation, the turn to nuclear power by Saudi Arabia,