Before Fukushima, Chernobyl had been the worst accident at a nuclear power plant and the accident killed 31 of the early responders very quickly. What’s being reported from Fukushima is all about what’s happening now, and can’t predict what the Continue reading More on Radiation
Recently, the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) did an expose’ about the dangers of radiation that opponents of nuclear power would have been hard pressed to improve upon. Under the guise of performing a public service, the WSJ created a scare Continue reading Wall Street Journal and Fear
We now have had three nuclear disasters, with, for the most part, little effect on people from radiation. The latest report from the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effect of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) says that radiation from the Fukushima Continue reading Few Radiation Problems from Fukushima
Fukushima was the world’s largest nuclear power accident with all four reactors probably experiencing a meltdown, the kind of event where extremists said the melted reactor rods would melt through the bottom of the reactor to create a nuclear disaster. Continue reading Fukushima Radiation
It’s an amazing irony that the only technology that could have any chance of cutting CO2 emissions from the generation of electricity 80% by 2050 is being ostracized by environmentalists. One of their reasons for opposing nuclear power is fear Continue reading Radiation and Nuclear Power
The knee-jerk response would be the Fukushima disaster. But, just as in the movie “Who Killed the Electric Car”, the answer is not so simple. Germany did decide to kill the nuclear industry after Fukushima, but Germany may be the Continue reading What Killed Nuclear Power?