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Wed Aug 21, 2013, 08:07 PM

How much *heat is Fukyshima (sp?) putting into the the atmosphere? (rads aside)...anyone have an

educated guess? I'm not educated in this stuff, but would like to know about that. I already have a really sickening feeling about the radiation. Just wondering about the heat, and what I might need to be expecting. Thanks for ?

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Reply How much *heat is Fukyshima (sp?) putting into the the atmosphere? (rads aside)...anyone have an (Original post)
silvershadow Aug 2013 OP
Warren DeMontague Aug 2013 #1
silvershadow Aug 2013 #2
PoliticAverse Aug 2013 #3
silvershadow Aug 2013 #5
RobertEarl Aug 2013 #4
silvershadow Aug 2013 #6
Yo_Mama Aug 2013 #8
darkangel218 Aug 2013 #7
Ichingcarpenter Aug 2013 #9
darkangel218 Aug 2013 #11
Orsino Aug 2013 #10

Response to silvershadow (Original post)

Wed Aug 21, 2013, 08:26 PM

1. Im not sure the heat is the problem.

I think the problem is the radioactive contamination.

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Response to Warren DeMontague (Reply #1)

Wed Aug 21, 2013, 08:34 PM

2. Yeah, but would heat also be with it? ...for example, would it be

enough to disrupt weather? Change weather patterns? Change local climate? etc. That's why I'm asking.

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Response to silvershadow (Reply #2)

Wed Aug 21, 2013, 08:46 PM

3. Less heat than when they (all 4 reactors) were operating normally. n/t

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Response to PoliticAverse (Reply #3)

Wed Aug 21, 2013, 09:57 PM

5. Thank you. nt

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Response to silvershadow (Reply #2)

Wed Aug 21, 2013, 08:56 PM

4. Probably not

It could cause local heating of the waters. Indeed satellites did show an anomaly of heat near to the plant in April.

The real problem is the radiation. It is suspected in causing a few atypical weather events, but so little is known about weather events that Fukushima is just another wrinkle.

However, the ionizing and the noble gasses could be having an effect, similar in regards to how freon has been discovered to deplete ozone.

One unknown is where the cores reside. One theory is they have burned down into the earth. Could they be boiling groundwater and causing something similar to what we know as fracking? Minor earthquakes have been associated with fracking.

All in all, Fukushima is a grand experiment against our environment and there may be some huge surprises yet.

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Response to RobertEarl (Reply #4)

Wed Aug 21, 2013, 09:59 PM

6. I figured as much with the cores. Thanks for your comments. nt

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Response to silvershadow (Reply #2)

Thu Aug 22, 2013, 08:35 PM

8. No - when the reactors were operating they generated a lot of heat

Now, much less. These were boiling water reactors. There's much less energy output now, so much less heat generated.

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Response to silvershadow (Original post)

Wed Aug 21, 2013, 10:51 PM

7. We are done, toasted

Or roasted. Whatever you want to call it.

Fukushima turned out to be worse than Chenobyl in the long run.


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Response to darkangel218 (Reply #7)

Fri Aug 23, 2013, 05:37 AM

9. A graveyard of vehicles contaminated at Chernobyl



A graveyard for vehicles highly contaminated by radiation, near the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, seen on Nov. 10, 2000. Some 1,350 Soviet military helicopters, buses, bulldozers, tankers, transporters, fire engines and ambulances were used while fighting against the April 26, 1986 nuclear accident at Chernobyl. All were irradiated during the clean-up operation. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)



- See more at: http://aibob.blogspot.dk/2011/12/1986-chernobyl-nuclear-disaster.html#sthash.2r3ekpov.dpuf



Don't forget someone drove those in to park em.

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Response to silvershadow (Original post)

Fri Aug 23, 2013, 11:14 AM

10. The heat is insignificant...

...next to all the waste heat of non-nuclear human activity and warming due to greenhouse gas emissions.

But the radioactive poison is going to kill directly or otherwise contribute to higher mortality rates.

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