Posts Tagged: japan nuclear crisis
Not only has Tepco failed to turn the corner on wrestling Fukushima into submission, no insurance company will reimburse it for the costs.
Both American and Japanese officials typically leave the government for cushy jobs in the nuclear-energy industry.
Tepco's reluctance to vent any radiation led to an explosion at Fukushima.
As the Japanese nuclear crisis sheds light on nuclear safety, one issue, in particular, has been nudged into the spotlight.
Gaddafi's plans to cancel oil contracts with Europe may have played a role in the decision to attack him.
Both a surfeit and a shortage of water have been the problem in Japan lately.
It's hard for non-techies to understand why keeping fuel rods covered with water is a problem.
By the eminent British environmental writer's calculation, nuclear energy may be preferable to coal.
Will Japan's crippled reactors slow the renewed rush to nuclear energy?