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Ongoing Chernobyl and Fukushima Disasters

26 Apr 2018

Thirty two years ago the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in the Ukraine melted down. Huge radiation releases occurred; estimates are 10x higher than Fukushima. Official deaths are ridiculously low (9,000 people). New analysis recently by Russian scientists assesses the death toll range as 1 to 1.5 million people. Fukushima deaths: 200,000 people within 10 years and 400,000 people within 50 years. Given that we in early stages of abrupt climate change, with huge increases in frequency, severity and duration of extreme weather, how resilient are nuclear reactors?
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April 27, 2018 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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