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Eternity and the Truth of Nuclear Energy

Posted by seumasach on March 17, 2013

Alison Katz

Mieux Prevenir

Source: Independent WHO, published in the Tribune de Genève, 16-17 March 2013 (translated from French)

17th March, 2013

In nuclear energy and its catastrophes, two themes constantly return: eternity and truth.

I went to see the exhibition of photographs of Chernobyl by Pierpaolo Mittica at the Saint-Gervais Theatre [Geneva]. “It is estimated,” he writes, “that the most contaminated areas, which cover 260,000 square kilometers (nearly the size of Italy) will return to normal radioactivity levels in 100,000 years.”

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