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Mon Aug 26, 2013, 08:35 PM

 

Just had a HUGE 'what if' moment.

What if the prevailing wind and current went west instead of east from Fukushima...

I'll posit one;

Radioactivity fears causes China to shut down their 17 existing plants and cancels the 32 currently under construction.

This would leave China needing coal/natural gas/oil to supplement the loss of their nuclear program.

This would bring about a large increase of anything that comes from a petrochemical and an increase of fracking.

I am not a nuclear power person.

I am not a nonrenewable person.

But WTF is a person to do?

I just thought of a second scenario that would build upon the above;

China could take the release of radioactivity reaching their shores as an act of war.

dun da dun tah dun da dun tah DAAAAAAAAAA!

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longship Aug 2013 #1

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Mon Aug 26, 2013, 10:05 PM

1. Well, thank goodness the earth rotates the way it does then.

And that the ocean currents are what they are, driven by the prevailing west to east winds. More or less, that is.



Or, as Commander Scott of the Enterprise might say, "If my grandmother had wheels, she'd be a wagon."

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