Category Archives: Emergencies

A Reminder About The Nuclear Disaster That Isn’t….And The Economic Disaster That Is…

http://wattsupwiththat.com/2011/03/26/the-negligent-promotion-of-nuclear-panic/ I was for some years a journalist in what is now called “the mainstream media.” It was years ago, but the inaccuarcy, hysteria, pandering, over hyped reporting and drift toward sensational celebrity watching were all evident then. Now it … Continue reading

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“Global Warming” Worsened Tsunami? IPCC Chief Makes Bizarre Claim

It’s not really a very clear statement, but the head of the IPCC seems to be claiming that a 17 centimeter sea-level rise over the last century worsened the impact of the recent Japan tsunami. ??? Here is the quote: … Continue reading

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Japan Pulls Off A Technological Miracle…Reactors Are Cooling…

The mainstream media is taking a break from Libya coverage to take note… http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/42206728/ns/world_news-asiapacific/?GT1=43001 Japan embraced western science, technology and value systems beginning in the 1850’s. Critics may harp on the fact that they¬† have not always used their western … Continue reading

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German Physicist: Let Science Determine Nuclear Future, Not Media Fear Mongering….

From WattsUpWithThat comes an open letter from a German physicist asking that science, not fear determine the future of nuclear power. http://wattsupwiththat.com/2011/03/20/a-plea-for-a-return-to-science-on-the-nuclear-power-issue/ I think this quote from Dr. Peter Heller’s Open Letter is eloquent: “The media suggests a nuclear catastrophe, … Continue reading

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Some Reasonable Words on The Future of Nuclear Power….

From its inception,human use of¬†nuclear energy in all forms has frightened large numbers of people, many of whom have less of an idea about how it works than I do. Admittedly, physics is not my field and it is beyond … Continue reading

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California Superstorms, Scepticism Warranted???

Yesterday, I posted on reports that scientists anticipate some sort of gigantic megastorm that could be worse than an earthquake. https://bearroombrawl.wordpress.com/ Today, this hit the news: http://news.yahoo.com/s/yblog_thelookout/20110117/us_yblog_thelookout/scientists-warn-california-could-be-struck-by-winter-superstorm The quote that struck me was here: “The risk is gathering momentum now, … Continue reading

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