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Floating nuclear plants could ride out tsunamis

By: David L. Chandler | MIT News Office

When an earthquake and tsunami struck the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant complex in 2011, neither the quake nor the inundation caused the ensuing contamination. 787 more words

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The tsunami in Japan, three years after

Three years after a tsunami hit the north-eastern coast of Japan, reconstruction is well behind schedule, while the nuclear accident in Fukushima remains a source of concern and reflexion and… 685 more words

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Ukraine Steps Up Protection Of Its Nuclear Power Plants, Cites "Grave Russian Threat" | Zero Hedge

Ukraine Steps Up Protection Of Its Nuclear Power Plants, Cites “Grave Russian Threat” | Zero Hedge.

This one should be intuitive: with Ukraine scrambling to load up on natgas ahead of the price surge once Gazprom ends its discount pricing, and unclear what if any access it will have to Russian gas in the future and at what cost, it was only a matter of time before the Ukraine stepped up the protection of its only true energy asset: its 15 nuclear power plant, which supply nearly half of the country’s energy needs. 404 more words

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Ukraine Steps Up Protection Of Its Nuclear Power Plants, Cites "Grave Russian Threat" | Zero Hedge

Ukraine Steps Up Protection Of Its Nuclear Power Plants, Cites “Grave Russian Threat” | Zero Hedge.

This one should be intuitive: with Ukraine scrambling to load up on natgas ahead of the price surge once Gazprom ends its discount pricing, and unclear what if any access it will have to Russian gas in the future and at what cost, it was only a matter of time before the Ukraine stepped up the protection of its only true energy asset: its 15 nuclear power plant, which supply nearly half of the country’s energy needs. 404 more words

Geopolitical

19 Mind-Boggling Views of Factories and Nuclear Plants, Carved From Google Maps

For her latest series, San Francisco-based artist Jenny Odell plucked factories, shipyards, nuclear sites and more from Google Maps.

A normal person might use Google’s satellite imagery to look at the house they grew up in as a kid. 540 more words

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