FUKASHIMA FALLOUT?


Although not related to this post–Would it be a war crime to target nuclear power plants with strategic nuclear weapons or even conventional weapons?

And an interesting news release from World Watch below:

PRESS RELEASE

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Contact: Supriya Kumar, skumar@worldwatch.org, (+1) 202-452-1999, ext: 510

Global Nuclear Generation Capacity Falls

 

New analysis indicates countries are turning to other energy sources as a result of high costs, low demand, and recent disasters.  

Washington, D.C.—-Due to increasing costs of production, a slowed demand for electricity, and fresh memories of disaster in Japan, production of nuclear power fell in 2011, according to the latest Vital Signs Online (VSO) report from the Worldwatch Institute (www.Worldwatch.org). Despite reaching record levels the previous year, global installed nuclear capacity—-the potential power generation from all existing plants—-declined to 366.5 gigawatts (GW) in 2011, from 375.5 GW at the end of 2010.

 

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