Yesterday, the NY Times obtained a copy of a confidential memo, prepared by the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission, which also refers to unintended consequences.
United States government engineers sent to help with the crisis in Japan are warning that the troubled nuclear plant there is facing a wide array of fresh threats that could persist indefinitely, and that in some cases are expected to increase as a result of the very measures being taken to keep the plant stable...
The Oil Drum seems to be a rare good collation of data on FUshima
what is the greenish glow on the left? No-one can say.
Monbiot has apparently nailed his colours to the (failed) ventilation towers at Fuku, so I guess with the attack on Assange, that puts The Guardian right off the progressive rails,
George might care to move to Belarus, where Journalists who suport the linear hypothesis are subject to enprisonment. The linear hypothesis says that incidence of cancer is proportional to the radiation dose. - The most recent experimental data supports this. The alternative is the '"radiation activates DNA repair" and may even be "good for you" at small doses. So George goes down in my books, sunk by the indomitable Helen Caldicott.
The wonderful Pablo Escobar [Of course I mean Pepe] on Radio Kim , pointed out that the attack on Libya was supported by only 9 of the 22 members of the Arab league. I guess I'll side with the majority, and the African Union, and Germany , and Russia, and China... in not supporting this war.