First the seriously sobering news...
I've heard people saying in the last week or so... Nuclear energy is profoundly more dangerous than Coal... I for one would like to see the newer, safer, cleaner options being put into place ASAP! Its hard to see why this shift continues to stall... given the signs long before 2011 this was imperative.
The danger and suffering we are seeing at this very time in Japan highlights every warning we've ever heard about the grave consequences of accidents in the Nuclear industry. Who among us would wish to work in a nuclear facility or live near one... or find ourselves in some way dealing with fall out - whether its contaminated food, water or ?
I posted an article below quickly yesterday but came back to add a little more when a blogger ...thank you MP... responded in a way that highlighted crucial context was missing in this post. Without commenters where would be be!
I found this stark graph below at grist.org which is known for its solid reportage on all environment related issues from politics to energy, business to food and more. Its part of the Guardian Environment Network and I was very glad to be referred to it by blogger Sharmon when seeking info on a misleading story re food legislation 2 months ago for the homage blog.
Here's an article from Germany at Grist:
Here's the worrying graph I posted yesterday:
|Image found via Mary Zeran tumblr archive here.|
|curious image from simplypi archives here. A repurposed building?|
Simplypi first posted the image of the studio above!
|Taryn McMahon: Their Wondrous Transformation and Peculiar Nourishment|
|from Mary's studio|