With disbelief and faint hope she goes on to ask, "Why must it come to us? Can't anything be done to stop it?"
It is also unclear what will happen to the hundreds of tons of spent fuel perched precariously in a pool 100 feet in the
(In the name of transparency, I have participated twice in the Breakthrough Institute's annual Breakthrough Dialogue, a two
Two years after the disaster at the Fukushima Daichi nuclear plant in Japan -- called the "worst accidental release of radiation to the ocean in history" -- a fish with staggering levels of radiation has reportedly been found in the vicinity of the plant.
Two years after the disaster at the Fukushima Daichi nuclear plant in Japan -- called the "worst accidental release of radiation
If Iran is developing a nuclear weapon, should they be stopped before or after they may or may not have one? This is the scary, geo-political issue of the day involving the Middle East and therefore the world.
Commoner's passing reminds me that now I'm old, and the simplistic right and wrong/good and bad of my earlier environmentalist innocence has yielded to the crazy plaid complications of many issues.
Before America suffers its own Fukushima, we should ask ourselves not whether costly new reactors are safe, but why should we build any more -- and why keep running unsafe ones?