[ExI] THE END for nuclear power

Jeff Davis jrd1415 at gmail.com
Thu Mar 24 18:10:30 UTC 2011

MIT's Technology Review offered this article today:

How to rebuild Japan


The author, Eduardo Kausel,  professor of civil and environmental
engineering at MIT pens this paragraph:

This, after all, is the second devastating tsunami to hit the Far East
in just over six years. Isn't it time some lessons were learned?
Shouldn't schools and hospitals, for instance, now be rebuilt on
higher ground? Shouldn't entire coastal settlements be relocated
further inland?

 My response:  With all due respect, shouldn't coastal cites and power
plants located on the coast build dikes/levies?  Isn't that easier
than moving entire cities?  (Which will also solve the (bogus) problem
of rising sea levels due to global warming?)

The tsunami wave was after all only 12 meters high, and that was a big one, no?

Best, Jeff Davis

                 "Everything's hard till you know how to do it."
                                                             Ray Charles

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