Some extremely disturbing news from Japan.
It’s probably not the best time to have the debate, but surely using nuclear power as an alternative to fossil fuels isn’t as safe as many people claim it is. We can’t predict natural disasters, so it is virtually impossible to completely eliminate the risks when it comes to nuclear power. While it might be environmentally friendly if it works, when it doesn’t, it couldn’t get much worse.
Ben Cohen is the editor and founder of The Daily Banter. He lives in Washington DC where he does podcasts, teaches Martial Arts, and tries to be a good father. He would be extremely disturbed if you took him too seriously.