In China, airpollution raises the lung cancer rate by 500%. Meltdown is nothing compared to that. Only talk with numbers. Everyone talks about meltdown like he/she really knows about that. Meltdown wouldn't turn reactor into a bomb, as long as the saftey shell is there, meltdown is not a big deal. In history meltdown has happened many times in several nations. Only in Cheynobly it took 30+ lifes, because there is no saftey shell by design. Who fear of nuclear energy is just like cavemen fear of fire. First know what is a BWR, LWR, advanced reactor, breed reactor, fission rate and etc., then reply me.
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The very source of so-called renewable energy is the sun, which is actually a gigantic fussion reactor. The sun could be unstable in many way. It will one day engulf the earth as it grows old. So, face the cruel world, pro-renewable boys and girls.
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@emcakira Totally agree.
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If you guys pay me, I can live in the exclusion zone of Fukushima. The fact is this level of radiation would only increase the cancer rate slightly to a small portion of people. Of cousre, one should better avoid drinking the local milk.
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@klausdorth, German will regret. We can bet $1000 on that.
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Can anyone tell me how many people are proved directly killed by the radiation in Fukushima Disaster? How many people are killed by airpollution and mining ? Countless! Wind and solar energy are not stable at all. That means you should rely on weather to use the eletricity. PUBLIC SHOULD RELY ON NUMBERS TO SEE THE FACTS. Nuclear reactors are not nuclear bombs. They never explode. The public should not be panic because of the rumors. Do your reseach, then you can talk. And Japantoday, do not delete my comments again. If you guys really care about the casualties, do not drive or walk outside, they are far more dangerous than nuclear energy.
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Hey, listen, most of you. Coal and gas would be burned out in about 300 years, and the speed of the consumption grows as population grows. If you want Japan as polluted as China, just burn coals. Notably, the mining industry killed far more people than all the nuclear disasters. Friends, please search the direct casualty by nuclear disaster yourself. The truth is, the impact of nuclear disaster is heavily exaggerated by the public stupidity and deliberate anti-nuclear campaign funded by the 'dirty energy' company. Low-level radiation is very common. The coal plant produce more radiation than the nuclear plant in normal operation. When you take a flight, you are radiated more. Inevitably, mankind would rely on nuclear fuel in the near future. By nuclear energy, I mean the light water reactor, fast breeder reactor and possibly the fusion reactor. The uranium resource for the current light water reactor could last for 300 years. However, for the fast breeder reactor, the uranium resource could last for 1000 or 2000, depend on the technology. All the other clean energy is far less stable and efficient than the nuclear energy. Remember, the only fundamental energy source is the sun, which is actual a big fusion reactor!!! The fossil fuel is the concentrated 'solar energy' by the dinosaurs over billions of year. That is why direct solar energy and the 'new-grown' bio-energy cannot be even close in efficiency to the fossil fuel.
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70km is not short. it is right to compare the dosage to a commercial flight. I doubt the results or the explanation of the japanese researchers
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