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April 13, 2011 | 5:11 pm

Chart of the Day

Fast Company posts this chart in the post Half Of Americans Now Too Scared To Build More Nuclear Power Plants by Morgan Clendaniel:

Chart from "Half Of Americans Now Too Scared To Build More Nuclear Power Plants" by Morgan Clendaniel of Fast Company

And notes that for those concerned with more nuclear energy projects:

“…Whatever nuclear power you don’t want to use has to be replaced by something, and the only thing we have capacity for rapidly expanding right now is more coal, oil, and natural gas. And if you want to get rid of a meaningful chunk of emissions, all you have to do is build another nuclear plant. This is why Obama is so desperate to add more nuclear power plants; he’s ignored all calls for a freeze in U.S. construction. Assuming people aren’t willing to make drastic changes to their lifestyles (don’t hold your breath for that), we can only fill our ever-increasing appetite for wasting energy cleanly by having it come from nuclear.”

March 23, 2011 | 5:10 pm

Brave New Future and Seth’s Blog

We’ve continued to be impressed with the nuclear blogger community helping add clarity, and fact-bases assessments of the Fukushima crisis and to the issue of nuclear safety overall.

A great example is the research done by Next Big Future, on the fatality rate of various energy sources per the total Watts of power produced, and how that data influenced blogger Seth Godin to illustrate it.

Here is the data, and here the info-graphic:

March 22, 2010 | 12:09 pm

Chart of the Day

The latest Gallup poll on U.S. attitudes toward nuclear power shows support at a new high :