Just a reminder that tonight George Monbiot is taking on Greenpeace and almost the entire known universe in his “angst fest” Nuclear Debate…you know, if I look hard enough through the clouds in the sky I can think I can make out holy angels fluttering up there in anxiety mouthing “No, no, George, don’t do it ! Come back from the brink ! Don’t sell your soul to the Radioactive Demon Lords of Electricity !” :-
Nuclear Power – you’ve got to have faith, haven’t you ?
“Thursday, July 7, 2011 : Genkai mayor withdraws OK for two reactors’ restart : By MASAMI ITO : Genkai Mayor Hideo Kishimoto on Thursday officially retracted his controversial decision to approve the rebooting of two reactors at the Genkai nuclear plant and slammed the central government for ordering “stress tests” out of the blue following weeks of assurances about reactor safety. The retraction, a political rather than legal necessity for doing the stress tests, creates an awkward situation for Kishimoto, who gave the go-ahead for restarting the reactors just Monday, leaving the final decision to Saga Gov. Yasushi Furukawa…”
“What Price the Fukushima Meltdown? Comparing Chernobyl and Fukushima : Matthew Penney and Mark Selden : The Asia-Pacific Journal Vol 9, Issue 21 No 3, May 23, 2011…”
You won’t find me there at the Royal Society of Chemistry at 7.30pm tonight. I’m simply too unimpressed by this coarse attempt at reviving this disintegrating corpse of a rather deceased equine. And I’d really rather not get riled by annoying and irritating chitchat.
Let’s chill and have some cool renewable energy…or better yet, go unplugged :-