[ExI] THE END for nuclear power

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Fri Mar 25 20:30:46 UTC 2011

On Fri, Mar 25, 2011 at 12:41:05PM -0700, spike wrote:

> Any seawall is good.  If it is higher than the peak of the tsunami, then
> nothing happens.  If the water goes over, the seawall still helps but
> doesn't solve every problem.

There are recorded tsunami in 20th century over 500 m high.


In case people forget:


There are already seawalls in Japan:


The problem is expense. E.g. Holland must upgrade
their dikes to cope with stormfloods due to higher
sealevel to the tune of a terabuck or more.

Unlike Holland and Northern Germany, Japan
has lots of mountains. Frankly, flat coasts
of any kind make me nervous, long-term.

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