Humanity is in way over its head with nuclear plants, technologically and safety wise. They are, and will remain, structural Frankensteins.
They pose constant unknown and unforeseen dangers to our environment and are not a reasonable solution to our energy problems. But by the time we find this out, it will be too late.
We began to see evidence of their potential danger, which we seem to have ignored, at the Three Mile Island nuclear plant in 1979.
Fukushima is showing us just how dangerous nuclear is too and, God help us, we haven't seen anything yet. We are yet to know the ultimate consequences of the Fukushima disaster.
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