Land of the Setting Sun
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  • Andrew Allison

    “The Japanese people are understandably wary of nuclear energy, and the
    government will have to make an iron-clad case that its reactors are
    safe from further natural disasters before turning plants back on.”

    Everybody is wary of nuclear energy, but as VM has recently pointed out, it’s the only thing that makes sense from an ecological standpoint. The issue is education, and the relative costs, in human lives and environmental impact would seem to me to be a good place to start. I have done the research, but my cut tells me that far more people have been killed and injured by fossil fuel extraction that nuclear accidents.

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