Fukushima Update

In 2005 people were relatively relaxed about nuclear power. Last week, a poll taken by GlobeScan was released. They polled of 23,231 people in 23 countries in late summer this year. The results are odd. There is waning support for nuclear power, as you would expect after Fukushima, except for in the United Kingdom and the United States of America, where support for nuclear power grows. In Germany 90% are opposed to building new nuclear reactors and even in nuclear dominated France, opposition is at 83%, the same level as in Japan, which has recently suffered from the nuclear leaks at Fukushima Dalichi plants. Continue reading