The Nuclear Power Option

Fukushima Nuclear Reactor

There was a recent headline at BBC news website titled  “What went wrong at Fukushima?” Uh, one of the largest earthquakes recorded since the invention of the Richter scale? To be fair, this short article is more of a technical answer about the actual failure of the system that the actual cause, which is obvious.  The partial core meltdown at the Fukushima nuclear plant is reinvigorating anti-nuclear power opposition in France and around the world; but we must remember that no single energy technology is without serious risks. Consider for…

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