Category Archives: natural disaster
Got the idea for this one from a Washington Post column by Bill McKibben, a climate activist, denying that recent natural disasters are “isolated, unpredictable, discreet events”.
The Fukushima nuclear plants blew 4,385 times the legal limit for radiation levels in nearby seawater.
Just as people were warming up to nuclear power again, along comes an 8.9 (update: 9.0).
Fearing another Chernobyl, Congressman Ed Markey wants to take this opportunity to suspend the licensing of new reactors here. William Tucker, in the WSJ, says he’s over-reacting.
Baby Doc showed up in Haiti without a passport. Seems he’s down to his last $6 million, and that’s frozen in a Swiss bank account. Former Georgia congressman Bob Barr feels his pain, “He’s a man that cares very deeply about his country. He’s hurt deeply as we are when we see the devastation and utter waste of money, U.S. taxpayer money.”