02 May '11, 8am

What Government Must Learn From Disasters:

What Government Must Learn From Disasters:

By the year 2050, 9.2 billion people with robust personal and communal energy needs will inhabit the globe. Such extreme population growth demands an honest conversation on energy consumption and sustainability. Nuclear energy will inevitably remain at the forefront of the debate. However, the scourge of recent natural disasters, particularly the earthquake and tsunami in Japan, also call for not just an increase in alternative energy production but an evaluation of each method’s safety. The American government simply cannot allow the lessons of Japan and Fukushima to drift away as it has the ramifications of the BP Oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. The one-year anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon explosion recently passed, without much pomp or reflection outside of the Gulf South. Congress has taken no major permanent action concerning oil drilling safety or policy sin...

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