[ExI] THE END for nuclear power

Richard Loosemore 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
> http://www.technologyreview.com/blog/guest/26555/?ref=rss
> 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 
joking, yes?

The energy in that tsunami would have demolished any dikes/levies 
without so much as pausing for breath.

Richard Loosemore

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