Category Archives: Radiation

What would you do with 5 times today’s grid for 10 months of the year?

Solar and wind used to be too expensive to do this – hence my many years supporting nuclear power. But see the green? That’s the storage costs – which were way too high with expensive wind and solar to pay … Continue reading

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Radioactive water being dumped in Japan!

Forbes reports that radioactive water is being released in Japan! It’s the end of the oceans! Or maybe not… if you consider that tritium water is only worth 3 bananas per litre. I’d DRINK a litre of this stuff if … Continue reading

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Australian Greens indulge in hypocritical irony

Can someone point out to the Greens the sheer irony of them calling a nuclear power inquiry “Crackpot stuff” when THE grandfather of modern climate science, Dr James Hansen, says believing in 100% renewables is like believing in the Easter … Continue reading

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“Dark Tourist” highly inaccurate on Fukushima

‘Dark Tourist’ is a Netflix series that films tourists going through some of the more troubled places on the planet. It might be interesting for scenic shots, but seems to have very low levels of scientific input.  In other words, … Continue reading

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Fukushima! Scary! Pacific dead! We’re all going to die!

Lately I’ve been amazed at the level of ranting on youtube. Ranting about a very GOOD and helpful NOAA map that saved lives. Is this a map of radiation spreading out of Japan? Hint: what does the legend indicate?That’s right, … Continue reading

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