#NukeFreeCal Take a Look at Frontline's Nuclear Afterschocks

Take a Look at Frontline's Nuclear Afterschocks:

I meant to blog this when it first aired in January (go here for
). It's an interesting documentary about the Fukushima,
Japan nuclear plant wipeout and what lessons might be drawn for a
U.S. audience.

From a Boing
Boing review of the documentary

[We] need a better grid that can store electricity for later or
transport it far more efficiently than is currently possible. Until
we get that, we'll need to rely on some source of power that is
completely controllable, that can produce exactly as much
electricity as we need. No more. No less. There are four options
for that: Coal, natural gas, hydro, and nuclear power.
Hydroelectric power can't operate everywhere. And the other three
all come with serious risks, to local health and to the

Yet we will still need them for decades to come. So how do we
decide which risks we're willing to live with? The only way to do
that is to set aside reactionary fear and anger and start having
conversations that account for all the risks in an honest way. We
have to talk about mitigating risks as best we can—because,
as Nuclear Aftershocks points out, we aren't
currently doing that in relation to nuclear power, at least not
consistently. We have to prioritize our fears. And we have to
recognize that, for right now, there is no such thing as a right
decision. No such thing as eliminating risk. No matter what we
choose, someone will get hurt.

HT: Boing Boing's Xeni (who didn't write the review quoted

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