26 Jan 2006
So You Still Think Nuclear Power is a Good Idea?
Greenpeace have produced a startling video as part of their campaign to dissuade Tony Blair from approving a new generation of nuclear power stations. It is one to show any friends or relatives you might have who still think the nuclear option is the correct one. According to David Adams in the Guardian, the scenario in the film has been challenged by Regis Matzie, senior vice-president and chief technology officer of Westinghouse, which designs new nuclear stations, who states that reactors are difficult targets because they sit low on the horizon and their round shape makes a direct hit awkward. I sleep a lot better knowing that.