[ExI] THE END for nuclear power
rpwl at lightlink.com
Thu Mar 24 23:46:45 UTC 2011
Jeff Davis wrote:
> 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?)
"Bogus" problem of rising sea levels due to global warming??! You are
The energy in that tsunami would have demolished any dikes/levies
without so much as pausing for breath.
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