Nuclear George

Who knew? George Monbiot is a nuclear fanboy:

You will not be surprised to hear that the events in Japan have changed my view of nuclear power. You will be surprised to hear how they have changed it. As a result of the disaster at Fukushima, I am no longer nuclear-neutral. I now support the technology…

Yes, I still loathe the liars who run the nuclear industry. Yes, I would prefer to see the entire sector shut down, if there were harmless alternatives. But there are no ideal solutions. Every energy technology carries a cost; so does the absence of energy technologies. Atomic energy has just been subjected to one of the harshest of possible tests, and the impact on people and the planet has been small. The crisis at Fukushima has converted me to the cause of nuclear power.

Next week, Richard Littlejohn and his inter-racial, gay-porn hell.

(The George Galloway stops-being-a-tw*t article has been postponed indefinitely.)

Alan A adds:

cjcjc says

First and last sensible Monbiot column

But, in fact, he’s been very sensible on other occasions, too.

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