Destroying What We have Created

It is easy for humans to create dangerous substances, or substances which have a potentially dangerous effect if created in volume, than it is for humans to destroy what they have created. Almost any nation can build a nuclear power plant, but rendering safe the toxic nuclear waste is beyond our technology; we have to compromise on safety, as the events at Fukushima graphically illustrate, where people are trying to extract the spent uranium rods and render them less dangerous by enclosing them in cooling water. Continue reading