12 Apr '11, 7am

Fukushima rated at INES Level 7 - what does this mean?:

NTH: There’s a certain Sixties flavor to your book. You’re very down on business and accuse them of wanting to do nothing but extract profits from the public. You want to solve all this by setting up an organization called GREAT – the Global Rescue Energy Alliance Trust – that will take this technology and spread it across the planet in a benevolent fashion. Isn’t this the same mistake all Utopians make – that if we just set up some new idealized organization, we can eliminate all the human traits that make our current world imperfect? BLEES: Well, since I set out to propose the best possible solution I thought it sensible to suggest taking the operation of nuclear power plants out of the hands of private companies that might scrimp on training and safety in pursuit of a fatter bottom line. I do believe that we need international control of fissile material too, an idea th...

Full article: http://bravenewclimate.com/2011/04/12/fukushima-ines-7/

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