Tag Archives: fukushima

MIA (missing in action)

My volume of blogging has fallen off a cliff in the last two months. A couple of reasons  Several reasons for this– First, I’ve become enamored of the Quora website, where I serve up saucy, special commentary on dumb questions posed by users. It’s easier than coming up with original content here, and (frankly) it’s seen […]

Fukushima–the other shoe dropping six years later

I have eased off on pronouncements on Fukushima over the past year or so. For those of you not following, several reactors went into full meltdown after the town of Fukushima, Japan was hit by a giant tsunami six  years ago (the anniversary is coming up).Every indication is that things are getting worse. Reports from […]

Ukraine nuclear plants facing meltdown?

Several months ago (in April), I wrote about the obstructionist mess in electoral politics in the US leading to a ‘search for a man on horseback‘–the belief that someone like Donald Trump could sweep in on a steed and (metaphorically, one hopes) swing a sword a few times and bring us to a new age […]

Lies we tell ourselves about climate change

There’s an article I’ve been looking at recently from Resilience dot org, and it weighs in heavily against Liberals–yes LIBERALS–about  the issue of global warming. Resilience is the website put up by people who are in the Peak Oil movement. The theory of Peak Oil has taken an undeserved shellacking of late, what with presidential bromides about […]

Calling it what it is–the euphemism of ‘Climate Change’

The story has recently broken through the MSM that we’ve reached 400 parts Per Million of carbon dioxide in Mister atmosphere. The thing we breathe. We’d hit the number before but we hadn’t stayed at it for a month the way we did in April. 400 is the new normal. 350 is so ‘last century’. […]

So Long, it’s been good ta know yuh…

Over the past week, I was suddenly captured by a couple pieces of music that seemed to encapsulate my mood in following the news. The above-cited song has been in my mental landscape since I was a kid and my aunts and uncles (who were actually great aunts and uncles, all survivors of the Great Depression) […]

Fukushima 2015, still nothing to see

A meme that appeared on my news feed this AM, courtesy of D’un Renard of the Rainbow Warriors (a FaceBook group following all things related to Nuclear power): As usual, I wanted to check the veracity of the statement. It’s verified (in a roundabout way) by the Guardian. The Guardian article is mainly about the […]