SDP adopts plan to get nuclear plants eliminated by 2020
May 24, 2011
This from Japan Today indicates that the tide is finally turning on the ridiculously unsafe and uneconomic use of nuclear power to boil water to produce electricity.
This was so obvious, so many decades ago, except to those whose rice bowl depended upon it not being obvious. This changed attitude would be a case of locking the barn door after the horse was stolen, if there weren’t all those other horses…
Worldwide we have hundreds of the damned things to close, either at the end of their natural lives, or after the foreseeable accidents still to take place — and in either case, there is the totally unsolved problem of how to safely dispose of those mountains of radioactive waste. Okay, that’s an exaggeration, not mountains, just hills, but deadly is deadly.