Author: paxuscalta

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Japanese election: Pro-nuclear hawk wins

As I oft do, I let my optimist run over my realist. I thought the new political parties in Japan – formed as a result of  the people’s dissatisfaction with the old parties’ institutional corruption, pro-business and pro-nuclear power agenda – might gain control of the country. I thought the huge weekly demonstrations, unlike anything […]

December 16th

More Nails in Nuclear’s Coffin

I was quite pleased to find out today that the Kewaunee nuclear-power plant in Wisconsin will close next year. Partly I was happy because the owner of this plant is Dominion Resources, which is trying to decide if it wants to build another reactor near my home in Louisa County, Virginia. Dominion stepping out of […]

October 26th