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  • Most severe nuclear accidents of the past 50 years

    I have done some research and compiled information on the most severe nuclear accidents that occurred in the past 50 years. A task that made my feathers stand on end… Measuring nuclear disasters The so-called INES scale is a global tool for communicating the safety significance of nuclear and radiological events. Much like earthquakes are…

  • Japan: Back to Nuclear Power?

    I’m in Japan, and right now I’m flying over the city of Fukushima, whose nuclear power plant was the site of a disaster six years ago. Although for safety reasons I’m flying at high altitude, the view still makes my feathers stand on end: collapsed houses, car wrecks, just a handful of people – and…