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Old 11-03-2018, 06:12 PM
RaftPeople is offline
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My point was not to discount nuclear as an option. The point was that simply stating that nuclear power is not a problem because the companies are "required" to account for radiation and waste due to regulation, is simplistic and not really acknowledging the full scope of challenges and risks.

Let's just focus on Fukushima. You responded something along the lines of "well, if X or Y did or did not happen then we would have been ok.".

That is exactly what I'm talking about. It's challenging to create safe nuclear reactors because of the number of variables (human and nature) that need to be accounted for.